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St. Thomas Man Surrenders After Gun Incident

A St. Thomas man who pointed a firearm at two people in Emancipation Garden surrendered to authorities on Monday, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Kishon Melford Herbert self-surrendered after being informed that there was an active warrant for his arrest. Herbert was identified as the individual who pointed a firearm at two individuals in Emancipation Garden on or about April 25, according to the police report.

Herbert, age 39, was arrested, booked, and processed. Bail was set at $25,000 and he was charged with assault in the third degree, possession of a firearm during a third-degree assault, brandishing a firearm, simple assault, and reckless endangerment which is considered a misdemeanor, the police report stated.

This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Any persons having information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340)774-2211 ext. 5576/5572. Contact can also be made to 911, Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1(800)222-TIPS, the Chief’s Office at (340)715-5548 or the Commissioner’s Office at (340)715-5506.

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