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Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

Crime Stoppers is asking your help to solve the following crimes. Even the smallest bit of information may be just what law enforcement needs to solve these cases.

St. Croix: Detectives are asking the public’s assistance in identifying the person(s) responsible for the homicide of 41-year-old George Cintron of Estate Adventure, who was walking with friends along the roadway between Estate Profit and the Bethlehem (Harvey) Housing Community on May 27 at about 11:45 p.m. He was approached and shot by an unknown person. Witnesses reported a vehicle speeding away from the scene. Detectives are asking anyone with information on this vehicle, or the person(s) involved, to please call Crime Stoppers.

St. John: Police need the community’s assistance in identifying the person(s) who broke into a Suzuki Vitara on Nov. 16 at about 8:45 a.m. in the area of Frank Street in Cruz Bay. A Dell laptop, Alpine amplifier, Sony speakers, Clarion equalizer, and other stereo equipment were stolen.

St. Thomas: Police are requesting your assistance in solving a robbery on Dec. 7 at about 10 p.m. in the Beacon Point area. The victim was robbed of a cell phone and money at knife point by a black male.

Community members can submit tips to Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). The tips are completely anonymous, and the stateside operators are bilingual. Tipsters can also submit tips online at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org or by texting “USVI” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). If a tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property or illegal drugs, the tipster receives a cash reward to be paid according to their instructions. Only anonymous callers to Crime Stoppers are eligible for these cash rewards.

Crime Stoppers wishes to thank the community for the 489 tips received to date. These tips have so far produced 71 arrests and 39 illegal weapons. We expect many more arrests since there are 323 active investigations in progress, which include 49 homicides. Please note that our technology makes it virtually impossible for anyone to trace your tip back to you. To learn how it works, visit www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org

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