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Firearms and Ammunition Found in Routine Traffic Stop

During a routine traffic stop on St. Croix Friday, an adult male and two minors were arrested for illegal gun possession, the V.I Police Department reported.

While on patrol in the Peter’s Rest area in the vicinity of the Cool Out Bar and Restaurant, officers observed a gray Acura TSX being operated without a front license plate and an expired registration sticker on the front windshield, according to the police report.

A traffic stop and search of the vehicle was conducted. As a result of the search,
a high-powered assault rifle with a 60 rounds capacity drum magazine, a Glock 42 .380 caliber handgun with an extended magazine, two additional .380 magazines, two ski masks
and gloves were recovered from inside of the vehicle, the police report stated.

Naleem Brown, 18, and two male minors were subsequently placed under arrest for
carrying of a firearm openly or concealed and possession or sale of ammunition, the report stated.

Brown’s bail was set at $50,000, police said.

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