Help lower prices and taxes by reducing the taxpayer costs of crime and violence. If you know something about illegal weapons or the following crimes, say something to law enforcement. Even the smallest bit of information may be just what they need to solve these cases.
St. Croix: As police responded to a recent domestic violence call, they were informed that the suspect had weapons in the home. Police immediately secured a search warrant. Three guns and ammunition were confiscated. The suspect was charged. This is what happens when the community gets involved. If you know anyone who has illegal weapons or is dealing drugs, report it and help make your neighborhood a safer place to live for you and your family.
St. John: On Nov. 14, about 10:30 a.m., a woman returned to her vehicle parked at the St. John’s Motor Vehicle Bureau and discovered it had been burglarized. The main item stolen was her red bag that contained several credit cards, a silver ring, a diamond ring and an opal diamond ring.
St. Thomas: On Nov. 11 about 3 a.m., a man driving in the area of Lindberg Bay Road was fired upon by an unknown assailant. The man, who was struck in his left upper leg, was treated for a gunshot wound.
Let’s 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 cash reward to be paid according to your instructions.
The minimum reward for the arrest of a burglary suspect is $714 plus 10 percent of the value of any property recovered. The minimum reward for the arrest of an armed assailant is $900. The maximum reward is $2,500.