Crime Stoppers recognizes that crime is a problem in our territory and, unless we the citizens do our part, we fear it is going to get worse. If you know something, say something, so law enforcement can identify and arrest these criminals.
St. Croix: On April 19 about 11:30 p.m., 22-year-old Troy Joseph was fatally shot as he was leaving a function at the UVI campus. He was near his vehicle in the parking lot behind the Student Center when he yelled out that he was being robbed. A gunshot was heard and witnesses saw two unknown people flee the scene. Police are also looking for the person(s) involved in the April 13 shooting death of 22-year-old Akeem Phillips. Help put a stop to the killings by telling us what you know about these shootings.
St. John: On April 20 police received a report that a burglary had occurred at Donkey Diner in Coral Bay. The burglar(s) stole a black, gray and white cash register containing money. If you know anything about this burglary please let us know.
St. Thomas: On Thursday at 8:55 a.m. in the area of Veterans Drive near Seaborne Airlines, three males were shot at by an unknown male during J’ouvert. All three males wounded by gunfire were transported to the Schneider Memorial Hospital for treatment. Tell us what you know about this incident so police can identify the shooter.
The 1,781 tips that have been submitted to Crime Stoppers are making a difference. So far they have enabled law enforcement to make 182 additional arrests and take 92 illegal weapons off the streets. They have also allowed us to pay out over $60,000 in cash rewards.
Please continue to be part of the solution. Make our community a safer place to live by submitting information on these or any other crimes at http://www.crimestoppersusvi.org/ or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or by texting “USVI” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).
You will remain completely anonymous. If your tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs or weapons, you will receive a cash reward.