Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

Crime Stoppers needs your help to solve the following crimes. If you know something, say something, as law enforcement cannot control crime without your help. Even the smallest bit of information may be just what law enforcement needs to solve these cases.

St. Croix: On Wednesday, January 18, at about 8:15 a.m. the body of Mr. Robert Johnson, a 73-year-old resident of Estate Boetzberg, was discovered in his home. Mr. Johnson may have been killed by an intruder(s). Police have no motive or suspect, and are asking the community to tell us what you know about this murder.

St. John: On January 9th, 19th, 22nd, and 24th, residences in Estate Enighed and Pocket Money were burglarized. The suspects in these burglaries were armed with knives or handguns, and gained entry via screen doors, glass doors, and unlocked doors, while the victims were either sleeping or getting ready to go to bed. The burglars demanded or took money, electronics, and iPhones. Tell us what you know, and please lock your doors.

St. Thomas: During the month of December 2011, there was a string of burglaries in a small area of Frenchman’s Bay. Most of the homes burglarized are owned by business owners; these burglaries occurred two to three times a week. About $500,000 worth of brand name jewelry was stolen from the residences. Any information would be appreciated.

Please 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).

All tips are completely anonymous, and the stateside operators speak several languages. 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. The minimum reward for the arrest of a murder suspect is $1,500, and for a burglary suspect, $714 plus 10% of the value of any property recovered. The maximum reward is $2,500.

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