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VIPD Arrests Seven for Domestic Violence During Holidays

During the Memorial Day weekend, police arrested seven suspects and charged them with acts of domestic violence, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Three suspects were arrested on St. Thomas and four were arrested on St. Croix.

Just before 1 p.m. Monday, police on St. Thomas arrested 30-year-old Elridge Williams of Estate Bovoni. Police say he punched his ex-girlfriend in the face, causing swelling.

Just after 5 a.m. Tuesday 33-year-old Andrew Williams of Paul M. Pearson Gardens was arrested and charged with hitting his girlfriend in her face and cutting her lip.

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At about 9:35 a.m. Tuesday, 38-year-old Michael Liverpool was also arrested and charged with domestic violence assault for grabbing his wife and pushing her.

On St. Croix at about 9 p.m. Sunday, police arrested 18-year-old David Gonzalez Jr. of Aureo Diaz Heights and charged him with punching his minor sister in her face.

James Clarence Gunther, age 38, was arrested just before 11 p.m. Sunday for allegedly choking and punching his girlfriend.

Rosario Paniagua, 37, was arrested at about 1:45 p.m. Monday after police charged him with aggravated assault and battery domestic violence. Also on Monday, police arrested 18 year old Rohan R. Watson of Estate Cotton Valley for hitting a female several times.

All suspects were held without bail due to the domestic violence charges and remained in jail until their advice of rights hearing.

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