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VIPD Captures St. Croix Wanted Man Asheem ‘Kartel’ Charles At Relative’s Home

FREDERIKSTED — Police said they captured wanted man Asheem Gregory “Kartel” Charles at an undisclosed relative’s home last night.

Charles, 34, is accused of stabbing a man in Christiansted town on December 9, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

Members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau took Charles into custody about 8 p.m. Sunday, according to the VIPD.

He was arrested by the CIB and charged with first-degree assault and “among other charges,” VIPD spokesman Glen Dratte said.

His bail was set at $75,000 by a Superior Court Magistrate. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center pending an adviceof-rights hearing.

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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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