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Crime Stoppers: Make a Difference

Crime Stoppers thanks you for making a difference in the Virgin Islands. If you know something, say something.

St. Croix: Police still need help solving this crime. On Jan. 16 the territory recorded its first homicide for the new year. Around 5:05 p.m. police received a report of a shooting in Estate Whim. When police arrived, they found 29-year-old Jose Hernandez of Marley Homes dead from multiple gunshot wounds. If you have any information on this murder, please call us.

St. Thomas: On Jan. 26 at about 6:40 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the Hidden Valley Apartments. A black male was found unresponsive with several gunshots wounds. He was identified as 21-year-old Ezekiah Joseph. Any information could be helpful, no matter how insignificant it may seem.

St. John: On Jan. 21 at approximately 10:25 p.m. police officers were dispatched to Coral Bay regarding a robbery. Upon arrival contact was made with two victims who stated that they had closed up the Dolphin Market convenience store and were proceeding to their vehicles with the money from the day’s sales. As they continued walking towards the parking area, they said, a black male approached them, brandished a handgun and told them to hand over the bag, which contained an undisclosed amount of money. The male victim reluctantly cooperated and was struck by the suspect, he said. The suspect then fired a shot into the air and ran into the neighboring bushes with the store’s cash bag.

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The above crimes could have happened to you. Please continue to work for the good of all. Tell us what you know about these or any other crimes at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org or call 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also text “USVI” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

If your tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs or weapons, in addition to having made your home a safer place, you will receive a cash reward to be paid according to your instructions.

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