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Police Arrest Man On Gun Charges

November 16, 2018

CHRISTIANSTED, ST. CROIX, U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS - On November 15, 2018, at about 6:49 pm, a concerned citizen reported to the Emergency Call Center (911) that a black male individual wearing a green shirt, starter locks, had a hand gun at the Tide Village Gas Station.

Officers from the Marshall Command Police Station responded along with other units and contacted the black male individual who was identified as 26-year-old Abdul Pemberton.

Abdul Pemberton
Abdul Pemberton

Officers were able to retrieve a black Glock 30 .45 caliber pistol/holster with one loaded magazine with one round chambered, an additional fully loaded magazine with 10 rounds; a total of 20 live rounds and a black ski mask.

Abdul Pemberton was charged with Carrying of Firearm; openly or concealed, Possession or Sale of ammunition, Possession of a firearm within a 1000 foot of a School, and Contempt of Court. At the probable cause hearing on November 16, 2018, the Magistrate found Probable Cause for his arrest. The bail was set at $50,000. Pemberton he was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center.

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