74.2 F
Cruz Bay
Monday, March 4, 2024
HomeNewsVIPD Investigating Alleged Rape on Boat on St. Thomas

VIPD Investigating Alleged Rape on Boat on St. Thomas


The Criminal Investigation Bureau of the V.I. Police Department is investigating a reported rape on Tuesday in Estate Frydenhoj on St. Thomas.

According to a press release issued by VIPD Public Information Officer Glen Dratte, officers were dispatched to the boat yard in Estate Frydenhoj at 7:52 a.m. on Thursday, where they interviewed a woman who said that she went out for a drink on a boat on Tuesday with the boat operator, whom she had known for two weeks, when she was assaulted.

The woman told police that when she was getting ready to leave, the suspect grabbed her upper arm and threw her to the floor, striking her multiple times, causing bruising, and then assaulted her physically and sexually.

The case is under investigation by the CIB. Anyone with any information regarding this crime is urged to contact 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau Officer S. Donastorg at 340-774-2211, ext. 5610, or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1-800-222-8477, or go online at www.p3Tips.com or www.crimestoppersvi.org.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.

Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.