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U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Virgin Islands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 23, 2015

St. Croix Man Sentenced To 30 Months In Federal Prison

St. Croix, USVI – Senior District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch on Wednesday sentenced Kirk T. Jordan, 39, to 30 months in prison for his conviction for felon in possession of a firearm, announced United States 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 $100.00 special assessment.

Jordan pleaded guilty on February 10, 2015 to the felon in possession of a firearm charge. According to the plea agreement filed with the Court, on November 25, 2013, while 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 notified 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 Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Virgin Islands Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Rhonda Williams-Henry.

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Updated June 22, 2015