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St. Thomas Man Tells Police His Male Lover Teshawn Mills Raped Him After He Fell Asleep


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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man told police he was at “a male acquaintance’s” house last month and after falling asleep, woke up only to find himself being sexually assaulted by the man.

Teshawn Mills, 27, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested about 11:30 a.m. on Thursday and charged with first-degree rape-domestic violence.

Mills was booked, processed, and remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending an advice of rights hearing. No bail was as per the domestic violence statute.

According to the Virgin Islands Police Department, the Domestic Violence Unit was notified about 7 p.m. on June 23 that a sexual assault that occurred the day before.

Police said that Mills waived his Miranda rights and answered questions, according to the VIPD.

“Mills gave a statement admitting to having sexual intercourse with the victim,” VIPD spokesman Glen Dratte said.

On social media, Mills said that he attended Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS).

Police said Mills was interviewed by the Criminal Investigation Bureau.


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everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling.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