CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man turned himself in voluntarily to police after learning he was wanted for an alleged assault last year.
Shekil Berthier, 19, of Frydenhoj was arrested about 5:30 p.m. on Friday and charged with third-degree assault, the Virgin Islands Police Department said..
“Berthier was identified as the individual who discharged gunshots at a man in October 2019,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.
Bail for Berthier was set at $30,000. Unable to post bail, he was remanded to the custody of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections (BOC) pending an advice-of-rights hearing.
This matter is currently under active investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
Any persons having information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211, extension 5610. They can also contact 911 or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1(800) 222-8477.