Jose DeJesus Perez, 38, was arrested Thursday evening and charged with domestic violence, according to the V.I. Police Department.
The police report that at around 12:44 a.m. Thursday a woman walked into the Wilbur Francis Command in Frederiksted and said a male acquaintance, identified by the police as Perez, had choked and slammed her to the ground.
At 6:35 p.m. officers contacted Perez placed him under arrest. He was charged with second-degree assault and simple assault and battery/domestic violence.
No bail was set as per the territory’s domestic violence statute. Perez was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing.