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Traffic Stop on St. Croix Yields One Arrest for Gun Possession

Ukimby Greaux was arrested for possession of a firearm on St. Croix. (Submitted photo)

Ukimby Greaux, 29, was arrested Friday for carrying a firearm and possession or sale of ammunition after Police stopped him on St. Croix.

According to a VIPD news release, Greaux’s Acura was stopped after an officer observed that the car’s front windshield was tinted from top to bottom, there was no front license plate and an expired registration sticker.

The traffic stop led to a search of the vehicle, where a Glock 17 nine-millimeter handgun with a 17-round magazine inserted in the well, and a live round chambered, was found. According to the release, the gun also had a switch attached to convert it into rapid firing.

Upon his arrest, Greaux’s bail was set at $50,000.

 

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