St. Croix Woman Tells Police Her Former Lover Kevon Benjamin Edwards Assaulted Her After Accusing Her of Cheating On Him
ARRESTED: Kevon Benjamin Edwards
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman told police that a man that she used to be “friendly” with — assaulted her.
On February 19, 2017 at approximately 6:20p.m., a female victim reported to the 911 Emergency Call Center that she was assaulted by her boyfriend, Kevon Benjamin Edwards, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD).
The victim stated that her “ex-boyfriend” accused her of being unfaithful, the VIPD said in a written statement issue to the press.
The woman — unidentified by police — said that she got into a verbal disagreement with her former lover, Benjamin held his hand around her throat punched her to the face and damaged her cell phone, according to police.
On February 20, 2017, police met with 18- year-old Kevon Benjamin at the Ancilmo D. Marshall Command Station inpolice said.
Benjamin was arrested and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence at that time.
He was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center, pending an advice of rights hearing.