St. Croix Man Faces Unlicensed-Firearm Charge

A 27-year-old resident of Estate Castle Burke on St. Croix was arrested Monday and charged with with carrying or using an unlicensed firearm during the commission of a crime of violence.

Accordng to the V.I. Police Department, Troy Hazell was arrested at 3:21 p.m. Monday. Police accused him of pointing a firearm several times at his mother’s partner during a disagreement and discharging the firearm outside the residence as he left.

Bail for Hazell was set at $100,000, which he could not post. He was subsequently remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections, pending his advice of rights hearing.