On Monday, June 25, 2018, at approximately 10:48 p.m., Central Dispatch received a report of multiple shots fired in the Hospital Ground area. Units from the Richard N. Callwood Command, along with units from the Criminal Investigation Bureau 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; the male was transported to Schneider Regional Medical Center via ambulance where he was taken into surgery.
On Tuesday, June 26, 2018, at approximately 5:05 a.m. the male succumbed to his injuries. Next of kin identified the male as thirty-four (34) year old KAREEM THOMAS.
On July 16, 2018, at around 10:13am, a citizen called 911 police and reported a suspicious burned vehicle in the Ham’s Bluff, Frederiksted area. When officers arrived to the scene, they discovered a burnt vehicle with a body inside. The body was later identified through DNA testing as 22-year old EMILE BRIN, who was previously reported missing by his mother.
Any persons having information regarding these incidents are asked to report the tip to Crime Stoppers USVI 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.crimestoppersvi.org or www.P3Tips.com.