Police Arrest Asheem Charles

Asheem Gregory Charles, known as 'Kartel' (VIPD photo)
Asheem Gregory Charles, known as ‘Kartel’ (VIPD photo)

Asheem Gregory Charles was arrested Sunday night by members of the Criminal Investigations Bureau, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to the police, Charles was charged with first-degree assault, among other charges. Police say Charles was involved in the stabbing of a man in Christiansted town on Saturday.

His bail was set by a Superior Court Magistrate at $75,000 . He was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center pending his advice of rights hearing.

Police issued a “be on the lookout” alert for Charles Sunday morning, warning that he might be armed.

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