At approximately 7:39 p.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2016, St. Thomas police responded to reports of shots fired in the vicinity of Emancipation Garden by the fire station. A preliminary investigation conducted by officers at the scene revealed that the victim, a firefighter identified as Gregory Louis, was sitting outside on a bench when an unknown suspect shot him in the back of his head.

A private entity is offering an additional reward in conjunction with Crime Stoppers USVI for information leading to the arrest of any individual involved in this crime.

On September 14, 2012, John Jacob Bierowski, known as “Jake,” was found dead in a house at Estate Pearl in circumstances the V.I. Police Department are calling a homicide. Bierowski was the 26-year-old son of recently deceased St. Croix artist Betsy Campen. This case remains actively open and unsolved. Any information provided can help provide the family with closure and bring the attacker(s) to justice.

Please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(tips)8477 or at or Crime stoppers pays up to $2500.00 for information leading to an arrest, seizure or drugs or weapons, and recovery of stolen property. If you SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING.