Crime Stoppers and You: A Crime-Fighting Team

You and Crime Stoppers are a crime-fighting team helping law enforcement. If you have information about these or any other crimes, you have the ability to be a part of helping to reduce crime by reporting what you know. If you feel the need to remain anonymous, please call us. If you know something, say something.

St. Thomas: On May 21, 2013, at 11:30 p.m., the lifeless body of 38-year-old Victor Manuel Otano Beltre was found in a vehicle that was shot at while parked to the side of the road in Upper Hidden Valley. Investigators need you to provide any information that can assist them in solving this homicide.

St. John: On Sept. 22 about 4:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to VITRAN offices and yard in the area of Grunwald/Glucksberg regarding a grand larceny. The report stated that the VITRAN bus had been left secured on Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. and, upon returning, found that the main fare box of the bus had been broken into. At least $100 was stolen.

St. Croix: On Oct. 7 about 11 p.m., two armed males robbed three patrons at a bar on Hospital Street in Christiansted. The perpetrators were described as being as slim, tall and with low haircuts. They were dressed in black and armed with a handgun and what appeared to be an assault-type of weapon. The victims were robbed of a considerable amount of cash and jewelry. Although shots were fired, no one was injured.

Continue to work for the good of all by telling us what you know about these or any other crimes at or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also text “USVI” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). If your tip leads to an arrest, you will be eligible for a cash reward. We have recently approved some rewards; please contact us to find out if one of them is yours.

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