Crime Stoppers is asking your help to solve the following crimes. If you know something, say something. Even the smallest bit of information may be just what law enforcement needs to identify and arrest these criminals.
St. Croix: Help law enforcement locate Ernest John, a man of Caribe descent who did gardening work for various individuals in and around the Estate Calquohoun and Mt. Victory areas. A picture of him is on our website at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org. He is accused of sexually molesting a 7-year-old girl in August 2003. He may be in the territory, the Dominican Republic, or elsewhere. Help bring closure to this young person’s plight.
St. John: Between 9 p.m. on Monday Feb. 21, and 9 a.m. the next day, two motorcycles were stolen. A 2008 Suzuki GSX-R1000 with license number M4500 was stolen from 16-15 Estate Adrian. It is black, bronze, and silver. A 2001 Suzuki GSX-R with license number M4491 was stolen from 13U Bellevue Village. It is white, silver, and blue with a red “R” on the front. The minimum reward for an arrest is $525 plus 10% of the value of property recovered. The maximum reward is $2,500.
St. Thomas: On Thursday April 7 at approximately 1:30 a.m., in the area of Dejongh gut, a resident, while opening the door to his home, was attacked and tied up by a gun-toting assailant who was dressed in black and wearing a mask. A neighbor came to his rescue, there was a struggle for the gun, and the neighbor was shot several times. The assailant then ran off.
Let’s continue to help make our community a safer place to live by submitting information on 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 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. Crime Stoppers recently approved ten new rewards.
If you submitted a tip, please check to see if you qualify for a reward.