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Crime Stoppers: Speak Up if You Know Something

Everyone needs to speak up. If you know something, say something.

St. John: On Oct. 22 about 11 a.m. officers in Coral Bay were approached by a male citizen who requested to file a report about stolen items. He stated that a wooden storage shed he and a friend owned was burglarized sometime between late June and October, when he returned to check it. Removed from the shed were some tools and a Polaris All Terrain Vehicle.

St. Croix: At the request of the father, this cold case is rereleased. Musa-Raji Sharmouj, 19, was reported missing by his family on April 9, 2011. Sharmouj is of Middle-Eastern descent, about 5’11" tall, has hazel eyes, black short hair with sideburns and a beard. He was last seen in the area of Consumer’s Gas Station. If you know the whereabouts of Sharmouj, have seen him, or have information regarding his disappearance, please contact Crime Stoppers.

St. Thomas: Another cold case. On April 14, 2014, at 10:01 pm, a 20 year-old male identified as Jaquan Murrell and a 18-year old female identified as Tiquana Petty were driving on the Anna’s Retreat roadway which overlooks the Tutu Hi-Rise Housing Community when they were fired upon by unknown assailants. Petty’s lifeless body was found in the vehicle by the police. Murrell, who was also found in the vehicle, succumbed to his injuries while being treated at the Roy Lester Schneider emergency room. Both Murrell and Petty sustained gunshots wounds to the body. If you have information about this incident, please contact the Major Crime Unit at 340-774-2211 ext. 5617, 5618 or 5619.

Be part of the solution. Contact Crime Stoppers at www.CrimeStoppersUSVI.org or 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or text “USVI” plus your message to CRIMES (274637).

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