In the early Sunday morning of August 18, 2013, at approximately 5 a.m. Ms. Maldine Forter Hector was walking to church with her 4-year-old grandson in Christiansted on North Shore Road, in the area North West of the District Court, when she was struck by a vehicle that did not stop. Ms. Maldine Forter Hector died at the scene, leaving the 4-year-old alone and in shock.

At the time of the incident the VIPD Traffic Investigations Unit was asking the entire community to be on the lookout for a black or dark colored Suzuki with front-end damage. Anyone who was driving in the area and saw anything unusual please, say something. All body shops and car repair businesses have been asked to report anyone having a vehicle fitting this description.

Six years has passed without any lead into the death of Ms. Maldine Forter Hector and someone out there knows something. Let’s bring some closure to the family of this hit and run.

On Saturday, June 4, at approximately 10:33 pm St. Thomas police responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Anna’s Retreat, near the Holy Family Church.

Upon arrival on scene, police made contact with two victims identified as 21-year-old Shaki Alexander of Hidden Valley, and Kerven Joseph, age 19. Both victims succumbed to their injuries and died.

A preliminary investigation revealed that both victims were walking in the Anna’s Retreat area when an unknown vehicle drove by and started firing shots, striking Mr. Alexander and Mr. Joseph multiple times about the body.