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VIPD Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program Unit Officers Make Arrest For Ilegal Gun And Drugs Charges

April 11, 2019

Christiansted, St. Croix Thomas USVI - On April 10, 2019, at approximately 11:00 am, the VIPD (Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program Unit officers) was conducting a Safety Inspections of Commercial Motor Vehicles in the Estate Mannings Bay Road, Christiansted, when it was discovered that Kareem B. Smith was in possession of a substantial amount of marijuana and a firearm.

Kareem B. Smith
Kareem B. Smith

34-year-old Kareem B. Smith admitted that he did not possess a license to carry the firearm that he was in possession of. Smith was arrested and charged for Unauthorized possession of a firearm, Possession of Marijuana with intent to Distribute.

Unable to post the $25,000 bail, Smith was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center, pending advice of rights hearing.

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