Crime prevention is up to all of us and thanks to you, the community, we are seeing a reduction in crime. Please continue to speak up. If you know something, say something and help get the rest of the criminals off our streets. Even the smallest bit of information may be just what is needed.
St. Croix: On July 9 about 2 p.m., police responded to a call of shots fired in a home in Estate Glynn. When they arrived they found that a young mother and child had been shot. Twenty seven-year-old Keyna Lawrence and her 7-year-old son, Devontae Charles, died as a result of the shooting. If you saw someone, a vehicle or anything unusual, speak up and help solve this tragic double homicide.
St. John: On June 18, between 5 a.m. and 7 p.m., a home in the area of Gift Hill and Regenback was burglarized by someone who entered the residence through a window. Items stolen included an iPod, a 14k Cuban Link hand chain, a pair of diamond stud earrings and a Glock 40 handgun. Tell us what you know and help identify the burglar.
St. Thomas: On July 7 at 8:40 p.m., officers responded to the Lima Company Fire Station for a call about a male with a gunshot wound. Responding officers found 32-year-old Akim Hyndman with a gunshot wound to his torso. Hyndman was transported to the hospital where he died. Preliminary investigation revealed that Hyndman was in the vicinity of Tutu Hi-Rise when he was shot. He then drove himself to the Lima Company Fire Station to seek assistance. Help identify the shooter(s).
Be part of the solution. Continue to help make our islands become a safer place to live and visit by telling us what you know about these, or any other crimes, at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org or by calling 1-800-222- 8477. You can also text “USVI” plus your message to 274637.
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.