Crime Stoppers is asking for your help to solve the following crimes. If you know something, say something, as law enforcement cannot control crime without your help.
Please note that Crime Stoppers technology makes it impossible for anyone to trace your tip back to you. To learn how it works, visit www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org .
St. Croix: On Sept. 22 in the vicinity of Morena Bar, to the rear of the Watergut bus shanty, police responded to reports of shots fired and a man down. Upon arrival they found a man, later identified as 26-year-old Shawn Ian Drew, on the ground and unresponsive. Tell Crime Stoppers what you know about this murder so police can identify the killers.
St. John: On Sept. 15 at 4:30 p.m. in the Annenberg area, a man locked and secured his vehicle. He later returned to the vehicle and realized it had been burglarized of $140 in cash and several documents. Help police identify the burglar.
St. Thomas: On Sept. 7 at 10:30 p.m. in the Anna’s Retreat area, a black male, identified as 30-year-old David Payne, was found lying motionless and unresponsive near the entrance to his residence. Payne died from multiple gunshot wounds. Tell Crime Stoppers what you know about this murder.
Be part of the solution. Continue to help make our community a safer place to live by submitting information on these or any other crimes at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org, by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by texting “USVI” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).
Your tips are completely anonymous, and the stateside operators speak several languages. If your tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs or weapons, you will receive a reward to be paid according to your instructions.
The minimum cash reward for the arrest of a murder suspect is $1,500. For the arrest of a burglar it is $714 plus 10 percent of the retail value of property recovered. Our maximum reward is $2,500.