Two Virgin Islanders were arrested and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled drug, and one was charged with additional crimes, after a police chase through East End Saturday afternoon, according to a Monday police press release.

Shannon John, 34, of Little Dix Hill, and Mackebo Fahie, 24, of Greenland, were jointly charged with possession of an unlawful drug, while Mr. John was additionally charged with travelling backwards with a motor vehicle more than requisite; committing a reckless and negligent act; failing to stop at the sound of a siren; driving an unlicensed vehicle; and driving an uninsured vehicle, the press release states.