Barren Spot Man Charged with Assault

Alexander St. Rose (VIPD photo)
Alexander St. Rose (VIPD photo)

The V.I. Police Department on Sunday evening arrested 20-year-old Alexander St. Rose and charged him in an assault of an adult female in Barren Spot.

According to police, at at about 7:44 p.m. a woman called the 911 emergency call center and reported that had been punched and strangled by St. Rose.

The female said the incident had occurred at the Animal Shelter in La Grande Princesse.

She sustained swollen marks to her face and a small scratch to the neck. She said St. Rose held her by the neck and shook her and and she couldn’t breathe, so she started biting St. Rose until he released her from the choke hold.

While the officer was interviewing the victim, St. Rose returned to the scene, police said. Police arrested him and charged him with second-degree assault/domestic violence. No bail was set as per the DV statue. He was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center pending advice of rights hearing.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Support the VI Source

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall - we want to keep our journalism as open as we can. Our sites are more popular than ever, but advertising revenues are falling - so you can see why we could use your help. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. If everybody who appreciates our reporting efforts were to help fund it for as little as $1, our future would be much more secure. Thanks in advance for your support!