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Arrests: Shooting, Assaults, Attempted Rape

The man wanted by police for a recent shooting in Kirwan Terrace turned himself into police shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday after a warrant was issued for arrest.

Shacoi Benjamin, 19, was charged with first-degree robbery, reckless endangerment and possession of an unlicensed firearm. His bail was set at $100,000 at the time of his arrest, and he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending further court action.

Benjamin was wanted in connection with a robbery and assault that occurred at approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday. According to a V.I. Police Department news release, Benjamin and another suspect allegedly robbed a man of his gold chain and pendant before fleeing the area on foot. The victim, who was shot after scuffling with the suspects, was taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment.

Anyone with any additional information about the incident is urged to contact Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives at 715-5522 or 774-2211 extension 5553, 911, or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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Three Men Arrested for Unrelated Assaults

St. Thomas police arrested three men last week and charged them with assault in unrelated incidents.

On Saturday, at approximately 12:30 a.m., police arrested 25-year-old Jadd Henderson, and charged him with three counts of simple assault. Police said Henderson assaulted three victims the day before at Yacht Haven Grande. His bail was set at $1,500 and he was remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections.

Just before 2 p.m. Friday, Casmo Tonge, 69, was arrested and charged with third degree assault domestic violence for hitting his grandson with a hammer and his son’s girlfriend with a shovel. Tonge’s bail was denied due to the nature of the crime and he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday, 22-year-old Bureau of Corrections inmate Kenneth Attidore punched another inmate in the face. The incident, which left the victim with injuries that required stitches, happened at the Bureau of Corrections. Attidore was arrested, charged with aggravated assault and battery and returned to prison.

Man, 52, Charged with Attempted Rape

St. Thomas detectives arrested Lindy Frederick, 52, and charged him with attempted rape.

According to a V.I. Police Department news release, Frederick was identified as the suspect who attempted to rape a female victim in September. He was arrested at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday. Frederick’s bail was set at $25,000 at the time of his arrest, and he has been remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending further court action.

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The man wanted by police for a recent shooting in Kirwan Terrace turned himself into police shortly after 4 p.m. Saturday after a warrant was issued for arrest.

Shacoi Benjamin, 19, was charged with first-degree robbery, reckless endangerment and possession of an unlicensed firearm. His bail was set at $100,000 at the time of his arrest, and he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending further court action.

Benjamin was wanted in connection with a robbery and assault that occurred at approximately 3 p.m. Tuesday. According to a V.I. Police Department news release, Benjamin and another suspect allegedly robbed a man of his gold chain and pendant before fleeing the area on foot. The victim, who was shot after scuffling with the suspects, was taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment.

Anyone with any additional information about the incident is urged to contact Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives at 715-5522 or 774-2211 extension 5553, 911, or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-TIPS.

Three Men Arrested for Unrelated Assaults

St. Thomas police arrested three men last week and charged them with assault in unrelated incidents.

On Saturday, at approximately 12:30 a.m., police arrested 25-year-old Jadd Henderson, and charged him with three counts of simple assault. Police said Henderson assaulted three victims the day before at Yacht Haven Grande. His bail was set at $1,500 and he was remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections.

Just before 2 p.m. Friday, Casmo Tonge, 69, was arrested and charged with third degree assault domestic violence for hitting his grandson with a hammer and his son’s girlfriend with a shovel. Tonge’s bail was denied due to the nature of the crime and he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. Thursday, 22-year-old Bureau of Corrections inmate Kenneth Attidore punched another inmate in the face. The incident, which left the victim with injuries that required stitches, happened at the Bureau of Corrections. Attidore was arrested, charged with aggravated assault and battery and returned to prison.

Man, 52, Charged with Attempted Rape

St. Thomas detectives arrested Lindy Frederick, 52, and charged him with attempted rape.

According to a V.I. Police Department news release, Frederick was identified as the suspect who attempted to rape a female victim in September. He was arrested at approximately 2 p.m. Sunday. Frederick’s bail was set at $25,000 at the time of his arrest, and he has been remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending further court action.