Senior District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch on Wednesday sentenced 39-year-old Kirk T. Jordan of St. Croix to 30 months in prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
The announcement was made Thursday by U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Special Agent-in-Charge Hugo J. Barrera, and Virgin Islands Police Commissioner Delroy Richards.
The court also sentenced Jordan to three years of supervised release and ordered him to pay a $100 special assessment.
Jordan pleaded guilty on Feb. 10 to a charge of being a felon in possession of a firearm charge. According to court documents, on Nov. 25, 2013, police were investigating a shooting incident in which Jordan was a suspect. Police asked him for the second firearm involved in the incident. Jordan told police that he threw the firearm away and asked for an attorney.
Subsequently he made a telephone call, then told the police that he had called his girlfriend, told her where to find the firearm, and asked her to bring it. Upon the girlfriend’s arrival, the police retrieved a Glock 9mm model 19 from the trunk of the girlfriend’s vehicle.
At the time of the firearm seizure, Jordan was a convicted felon.
The case was investigated by the ATF and the V.I. Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Rhonda Williams-Henry.