ARRESTED: Akeem Javois of Mon Bijou
FREDERIKSTED — Police said that a Mon Bijou man has been arrested on rape charges in St. Croix on Wednesday.
Akeem Javois, 18, was arrested about 7:30 p.m. on July 26, 2017 and charged with first-degree unlawful sexual contact, the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said.
On July 24, 2017 a concerned citizen called the 911 Emergency Call Center on behalf of a female victim who stated that Javois inappropriately touched her without her permission in her genital area, according to the VIPD.
Javois was positively identified by the victim as her attacker, VIPD spokesman Glen Dratte said.
Akeem Javois was booked, processed and transported to the Golden Grove Detention Center pending an advice of rights hearing, Dratte said.
His bail was set at $10,000.
To hear how police characterized the arrest in an official press release read by Dratte, press play below: