updated 1:08 PM PDT, Jun 26, 2017
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Shaunise Fahie Among Two In Court For St. Thomas Shooting

On May 23rd, 2017 the Virgin Islands Police Department said that officers arrested two females involved in the shooting incident near Nisky Center. 

Arrested were 31 year-old Shaunise Fahie of Bovoni and a native of the BVI, who was placed under arrest in connection with the incident. On said date, 22 year-old Desiree Perez of Anna’s Retreat was also arrested for the same at roughly 8:00 p.m.

However, when they appeared in court they were released by the judge who ordered that police come with more evidence. 

They were charged with 1st Degree Assault, Conspiracy, Obstruction of Justice, Aiding and Abetting along with Accessory after the Fact. The defendants were booked, processed and turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending their Advise of Rights Hearing.

On May 18th, 2017 at approximately 10:00 a.m., citizens called the 911 Emergency Call Center reporting that a vehicle fired several shots in the area of Nisky Center. Several other citizens called immediately after and reported that there was a gunshot victim in a vehicle at said location.

Upon the detective’s arrival, they observed a black male who appeared to have sustained injuries due to the incident being transported via ambulance to the Roy Lester Schneider Regional Medical Center Emergency Room. They later traveled to the hospital and made contact with the victim who was a black male that sustained a gunshot wound to his left side. The victim was treated and later released.

“VIPD extends utmost gratitude to the members of our community that rose to the occasion and shared important information regarding this incident”, Chief Jason Marsh said.”

Anyone having any information about any crimes please contact the Virgin Islands Police Department at (340) 774-2211 or Criminal Investigation Bureau (340) 714-9801. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800) 222-8477 or 911. The tip you provide can help bring justice to those who are victims of senseless crimes.

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Police Release Robber Photo

Earlier reports announced that on March 30th the gunman who was acting alone robbed Dawson's Superette that is located in Lower Estate; and made off with money that was in the business’ cash pan.

On Tuesday this week RVIPF released the photo that was snapped by security camera with the hope that the public would be able to assist with identifying the suspect.

In releasing the photo the police information office explained that permission had to be given for the image to be released to the public; and now it is hoped that persons would step forward and help to identify the man.

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