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JOB WELL DONE! VIPD Arrests Five St. Croix Men As Part of ‘Operation Senatus’

ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: Jamie Lashawn Brewster

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FREDERIKSTED — Police under the direction of Commissioner Delroy Richards Sr. arrested five men during a special mission the Virgin Islands Police Department called: “Operation Senatus.”

Because of this operation, 19-year-old Jamie Lashawn Brewster was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by a Superior Court Magistrate on April 19, 2018 for Involuntary Manslaughter. Bail for Brewster was set at $50,000; he was remanded to Golden Grove Detention Facility, pending advise of rights hearing.

ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: Yauncey Milligan Sr.

Because of this operation, 44-year-old Yauncey Milligan. was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by a Superior Court Magistrate on April 11, 2018 for Robbery 1st.

On November 9, 2017, Yauncey Milligan entered a business and got into a verbal altercation with the owner of said business. The verbal altercation ended when Yauncey Milligan lifted his shirt to display a firearm before driving away without paying for a tire that belonged to the business. Yauncey Milligan was aided by Mr. Yauncey Milligan Jr.

No bail was set on the warrant; he was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Facility pending advise of rights hearing.

ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: Yauncey Milligan Jr.

Because of this operation, 19-year-old Yauncey Milligan Jr. was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by a Superior Court on April 11, 2018 for Robbery 1st.

On November 9, 2017 Yauncey Milligan Jr. aided Yauncey Milligan Sr. entered a business and drove away without paying for a tire that belonged to the business.

No bail was set on the warrant; he was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Facility pending advise of rights hearing.

ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: Elvis Edwards

Because of this operation, 47-year-old Elvis Edwards was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by a Superior Court Magistrate on April 12, 2018 for Burglary 1st and Rape 1st.

On September 2, 2015 47-year-old Elvis Edwards broke into an adult female’s residence. Once inside he sexually assaulted her and removed items from the residence before leaving. Bail was set at $250,00;  Edwards was remanded back to the Golden Grove Detention facility. Edwards is currently in the golden Grove facility pending an Aggravated Rape trial.

The Criminal Investigations Bureau submitted DNA sample for an unknown suspect for a rape that took place in 2106. The results from the DNA were positive confirming Edwards as the suspect.

ARRESTED ON ST. CROIX: Randall Simmonds

Because of this operation, 37-year-old Randall Simmonds was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by a Superior Court Judge on April 13, 2018 for Assault 3rd.

On January 28, 2018, Randall Simmonds assaulted an adult couple that was traversing near Mahogany Road, Frederiksted before he broke the front windshield of their vehicle. Bail was set at $125,000; he was remanded to Golden Grove Detention Facility pending advise of rights hearing.

Operation Senatus recovered 6 firearms and yielded “an unknown amount of marijuana,” according to the VIPD.

To read more:

http://vifreepress.com/2016/08/police-searching-accused-rapist-elvis-edwards-st-croix/

http://vifreepress.com/2016/09/effort-give-illusion-law-order-territory-sleepy-delroy-senior-orders-vipd-round-usual-suspects/

POLICE COMMISSIONER DELROY RICHARDS SR. SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED “OPERATION SENATUS.”

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean region since 1989. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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