St. John VIPD Arrest Alfred Matthias Jr.


Alfred Matthias Jr.

V.I. Police Department officers on St. John arrested a man who is wanted in Florida for Grand Theft, Cultivation of Marijuana, Armed Trafficking of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

Alfred Matthias Jr., 37, was detained when he attempted to enter the USVI from the BVI. The suspect is originally from St. Thomas and now lists his address as Clearwater, Florida.

Matthias was arrested on Wednesday, September 5, and arraigned on Friday, September 7. At his arraignment the court rescinded the 10 day waiting period for extradition allowing authorities in Florida to move forward immediately to relocate Matthias for court proceedings there.