Reward Offered for Capture of Paul ‘Bogus’ Girard *Update: Reward Doubled*

Paul 'Bogus' Girard
Paul ‘Bogus’ Girard

Crime Stoppers USVI is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension of Paul “Bogus” Girard. That’s double the amount initially offered a week ago for the capture of the serial violent offender.

According to Crime Stoppers, Girard is wanted for escaping from a detention facility.

Girard, who is considered armed and dangerous, is well known to V.I. Law Enforcement, who have arrested him in connection with a 2011 homicide, a 2015 jewelry store robbery, and a 2014 case of possession of contraband in prison.

Police warned anyone who comes in contact with Girard to not approach or attempt to apprehend him.

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He stands 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs about 210 pounds. He wears his hair in long black locks, and has “Linda” tattooed on his left shoulder.

Anyone can submit a tip by calling Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477 or going online at, the FBI office in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at 1-787-754-6000, or the 911 emergency call center.

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