Crime Stoppers is asking your help to solve the following crimes. If you know something, say something.
St. Croix: On Thursday, June 26, 2008, at 9:40 p.m., 31-year-old Craig Liburd was shot and killed near King Cross and Queen streets in Frederiksted. An arrest warrant has been issued for the alleged shooter, 30-year-old Tafari Fawkes of Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion. Fawkes has fled the territory to avoid arrest. If you know where he is, tell us so VIPD can bring him back to face justice and provide closure for the Liburd family.
St. John: On June 22, 2010 a residence at 127 B Chocolate Hole East was burglarized. The suspect entered and left via the western kitchen door. Items taken were a red Toshiba laptop, a Kindle 2 book reader, and a Zeiss spotting scope. Please provide the information necessary for law enforcement to identify this burglar. The minimum reward for an arrest is $714.
St. Thomas: On Jan. 16, 2010, police officers were dispatched to a shooting that occurred at the Kirwan Terrace Housing Community. Upon arrival, officers discovered Elliot Hodge Jr. lying in a pool of blood, near the pump house, in the vicinity of Building 6. Sources stated that Hodge was playing dominoes when an unknown male approached the group and opened fire. The minimum cash reward for an arrest is $1,500.
Please continue to help law enforcement make our territory a safer place to live, work and raise a family by telling us what you know about these or any other crimes at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Your tips are completely anonymous, and the stateside operators are multilingual. If a tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs, or weapons, the tipster receives a cash reward to be paid according to their instructions.
In September, eight of your tips helped lead to seven arrests and the recovery of four illegal weapons. Law enforcement thanks you and says, “Please keep telling us what you know, as you are making a difference.”