78.5 F
Charlotte Amalie
Friday, March 31, 2023
HomeNewsPolice & CourtsSt. Croix Man Sentenced to More than 15 Years in Prison

St. Croix Man Sentenced to More than 15 Years in Prison

A St. Croix man was sentenced to 186 months imprisonment after pleading guilty to home invasion and carjacking convictions, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Monday.

Luis Davis, 34, was sentenced in court Monday to more than 15 years of incarceration after being convicted of carjacking, using a firearm during a violent crime and felon in possession of a firearm. Davis was also sentenced to five years of supervised release, a fine of $1,000, a special assessment of $300 and $1,600 in restitution, according to the release.

According to court documents, in the early morning hours of Sept. 10, 2017, Davis, along with two assailants, broke into a couple’s home in Estate Rust Op Twist while brandishing a firearm. The group physically assaulted the male victim by punching him in the head and threatened to kill the couple while demanding money. Thereafter, at gunpoint, Davis and his assailants forced the couple into the rear passenger seat of their Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck and drove to the shoreline location where the male victim had left his wallet. After retrieving the wallet, Davis and his assailants fled in the Toyota Tacoma pick-up truck and a Jeep Wrangler. In addition to the vehicles, Davis stole $200.00 cash, two iPhones valued at $600 each and an iPad valued at $200 in 2011, Davis was convicted of first-degree assault in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, the release stated.


Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.