Cock Gets Out of Hand At Smoking Rooster Sports Bar In St. Thomas … Simon Hodge Is Arrested By VIPD
ARRESTED: Simon Hodge of St. Thomas
CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On December 20, 2016, at about 9:07 p.m., police patrol units from Richard Callwood Command traveled to the Havensight area after a citizen reported a disturbance at Smoking Rooster Sports Bar, according to police.
The Investigation Units traveled to the area after being requested by the Patrol Units to assist in the investigation, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said.
Upon arrival contact was made with a woman who said that she was sexually assaulted and violated while in the establishment, the VIPD said.
The woman also explained that she called out for her husband who was also there with her and several friends. She explained that the black male that attacked her attempted to leave the establishment after the incident and her husband and management stopped him, called 911, and awaited police to arrive.
The suspect was later identified as Simon Hodge a 20-year-old black man who lives on St. Thomas.
Hodge was advised of his rights, placed under arrest and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact.
Unable to post bail in the amount of $10,000.00, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending an Advise of Rights hearing.
The VIPD said that it will continue to make arrests, but it needs your help to get needed information; if you of any crime happening in the territory please call the VIPD on St. Thomas (340) 774-2211 on St. Croix (340) 778-2211, Crimestoppers VI 1-800-222-TIPS or 911.
SITE OF INAPPROPRIATE SEXUAL CONTACT? The Smoking Rooster Sports Bar in St. Thomas.