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Man Follows Woman Into Parking Lot At Fort Christian And Assaults Her

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 20-year-old St. Thomas man has been arrested twice in the last two weeks on charges ranging from robbery to simple assault and vagrancy.

Police said that Joshua Adjodha, 20 of Frydenhoj was arrested Wednesday and charged with simple assault and vagrancy.

Adjodha was arrested after he followed and assaulted a woman in the parking lot of Fort Christian.

Bail for Adodha was set at $1,000.00. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending an Advice of Rights hearing.

On December 3, Adjodha was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary after a citizen said he was responsible for a robbery in Estate Frydenhoj. His bail was set at $50,000 then.

In other arrests, 50-year-old George Sampson was arrested at 2:17 a.m. today and charged with simple assault in Red Hook.

Sampson was placed under a citizen’s arrest, after the citizen said he had been spit on by him. Unable to post bail of $500.00, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending an Advice of Rights hearing.

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John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.

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