August 9th, 2019 - Forty four year old David Parsons of St. Thomas was sentenced
today to thirty one months in custody after being charged with four counts of Drug
Trafficking during Project Coppertone. Parsons arrest was one of the many made by
members of the Street Crimes Unit during a nine month crime sweep of the city that
ended in October of 2018. At the end of the project, dozens of arrests were made,
half a million dollars worth of crystal methamphetamine, cocaine and purple Fentanyl
was seized by police along with tens of thousand of dollars in cash and weapons.
Parsons has been in custody since his arrest back in September 2018 and will remain
in custody to serve the approximately fifteen months left on his sentence.