ST. THOMAS — A St. Thomas man pleaded guilty Monday to being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a statement from U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert.

Jahbari Hodge, 29, was arrested Oct. 6 when V.I. Police officers approached him in the parking lot of a shopping center in Red Hook and saw him sitting in a vehicle with marijuana in plain sight, according to court records.

— Contact Suzanne Carlson at 340-714-9122 or email scarlson@dailynews.vi.