Cuthbert Desouza, Wanted Since Mid-Month For Allegedly Breaking His Girlfriend’s Arm With A Pickax Handle, Is Arrested By The VIPD
ARRESTED: Cuthbert Desouza
FREDERIKSTED — On January 24, 2017, at 11:30a.m. 47-year-old Cuthbert Desouza was arrested for third-degree assault, police said.
On January 14, 2017 Cuthbert Desouza assaulted his girlfriend with a pickax handle, breaking her arm in the process, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).
In a wanted poster issued by the VIPD on January 17, the VIPD said Desouza’s girfriend’s arm was broken with a “crowbar.”
Advice of Rights hearing was held on January 25, 2017, for Desouza where bail was set at $15,000.00, he was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections Detention center.
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