On Monday, June 25, 2018, at approximately 10:48 p.m., 911 received a call of multiple shots fired in the Hospital Ground area. Police traveled to Hospital Ground and discovered a black
male on the ground in the area of “Glass Battle Alley”. The male appeared to have sustained a gunshot wound to his body; he was transported to Schneider Regional Medical Center via
ambulance where he underwent surgery. On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at approximately 5:05 a.m. the male succumbed to his injuries. The male was identified as thirty-four (34) year old KAREEM THOMAS.
On Monday, November 2, 2015, at approximately 9:35pm on St. Croix, VIPD Officers and VI Fire Service units responded to a report of gunshots and a house on fire in Estate Fredensborg.
The responding officers found the residence ablaze which was later extinguished by the VI Fire Service. Upon examining the home, VIPD Officers and firefighters discovered the bodies of two people burned beyond recognition and were later identified as Nelson M. Marte and Luis A. Rodriguez.
We can not allow the criminal elements to continue to plague our community and threaten the men, women and children that call the Virgin Islands home.
YOUR ISLAND, YOUR CALL. Crime Stoppers Anonymous Tip Line 24/7, call 1-800-222-8477 or online tip service www.crimestoppersvi.org or www.P3tips.com