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VIPD Seeks Help From Community

The Virgin Islands Police Department reports it is seeking the public’s assistance in keeping the Virgin Islands safe. According to a police report, the following incidents occurred between Friday and Saturday.

Friday

At approximately 1:30 p.m., Feliciano Comandante Olivieri was extradited from Orange County jail in Orlando, Fla., and arrested on a warrant for aiding and abetting importation of firearms without a license. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections.

At approximately 2 p.m., Kasiem Marsh of Estate Carolina on St. John was arrested on a warrant for an assault in the third degree, which occurred on Oct. 10, 2023.  Marsh struck the victim with rocks, causing injuries. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections.

At approximately 9:27 p.m., the Criminal Investigation Bureau responded to a report of a gunshot victim at Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center. Investigations revealed that while walking on Wimmelskafts Gade (Back Street), on St. Thomas, he was shot in his arm by an unknown suspect. The victim was treated for his injuries.

At approximately 10:38 p.m., the Criminal Investigation Bureau investigated a report of a pregnant female who was shot in the arm on Krondprindsen Gade, on St. Thomas. Ricardo M. Rhymer was arrested for the assault in the first degree. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections.

Saturday

At approximately 4 a.m., multiple shots were reported around Curacao Gade on St. Thomas. The Criminal Investigation Bureau responded to a report of two female gunshot victims at Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center. One victim sustained a non-threatening gunshot injury. The second victim was identified as 20-year-old Amisha Alexander Foy. She succumbed to her injuries.

Anyone having any information about these incidents can contact the VIPD at 340-774-2211, Crime Stoppers at 800-222-Tips (8477) or the Criminal Investigation Bureau Major Crimes Division at 340-642-8449.

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