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Wanted Man Ameade Williams Turns Himself In To The VIPD


    IN CUSTODY: Ameade Williams

FREDERIKSTED — A 21-year-old St. Croix man wanted on multiple charges by police turned himself in to authorities here on Friday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).

On October 22, 2016, Ameade Williams was arrested on an outstanding warrant   issued by a Superior Court Magistrate, the VIPD said.

Williams was wanted for Robbery 1st, Assault, Assault 3rd, Discharging or Aiming a Firearm , Carrying or Using a Dangerous Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a firearm , Possession of Ammunition , Reckless Endangerment 1st ;   Williams was considered Armed and Dangerous.

Ameade Williams, Warrant also stems from a Robbery in connection with a shooting that occurred in the vicinity of Glynn by the basketball Court.

Acting St. Croix Police Chief Winsbut McFarlande stated that” he is not letting up on these ongoing initiatives, and have every intention of restoring a safer Community”.

We are urging Citizens in this Community to report Crime  , call the Police, In St. Thomas call (340) 774-2211 on  St. Croix (340) 778-2211, Crimestoppers VI  1-800-222 TIPS or call 911.

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John McCarthy

John McCarthy

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everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling.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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