updated 6:19 PM PDT, Sep 5, 2017
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Venezuelans Found with Loaded Gun

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) disclosed that this week three Venezuelan nationals were taken in the custody and a firearm was recovered.

The RVIPF announced that the weapon was seized after a search was executed on an apartment in Cox Heath area on Monday afternoon. It was mentioned that the when the search was carried out the three men were found along a loaded firearm and large quantity of cash.

The search at the apartment in Cox Heath was a multi-agency exercise that was led by the Immigration Department, and also included officers from Her Majesty’s Customs.

Following the search, the three men 37-year-old Jose Rosquel, 38-year-old Jan Arolde Marin, and 38-year-old Andri Lopez Zacarias were charged with keeping an unlicenced firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition and several immigration offences.

The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force announced that inquiries are ongoing in relations to this matter.

Last modified onFriday, 01 September 2017 09:16
  • Source: BVIHotpress.com

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