Crime Stoppers: Happy Holidays

As we are in the midst of the festive holidays, Crime Stoppers and the V.I. Police Department urge you to drive safely and always have a designated driver if you are partying.

St. Croix: On Dec. 3 at 10:15 p.m., police were dispatched to the Estate Humbug area and found an unresponsive male lying on the side of the road with several gunshot wounds. The victim, who was wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans, and red and white sneakers was later pronounced dead by medical personnel at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. He may have been driving a white Chevy Malibu. If you or anyone who may have seen him earlier that evening or may have information concerning this incident, please call Crime Stoppers or law enforcement.

St. Thomas: On Dec. 19 at 11:45 a.m., officers traveled to Tutu High Rise in response to a shooting. A black male, found unresponsive and with several gunshots wounds, was identified as Ismael Sasso of Estate Wintberg. Anyone having information about this crime is asked to contact the Major Crime Office at 714-9843, 714-9823, 714-5391, 911 or Crime Stoppers.

St. John: On Dec. 18 about 5:45 p.m., officers were dispatched to Myrah Keating Clinic in response to an assault. The victim stated that while he was in a bar in Coral Bay on Dec. 16, he and an unknown Caucasian male got into a verbal altercation that led to being punched. If you or anyone who may have witnessed this incident, please call Crime Stoppers or law enforcement.

Step up and be part of the solution. Tell us what you know about these crimes at or by calling 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by texting “USVI” plus your message to CRIMES (274637). If your tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs or weapons, you will receive a cash reward to be paid according to your instructions.

Crime Stoppers thanks you for making a difference in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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