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VIPD: St. Thomas’ Darbouze Pompee Accused Of Domestic Violence In Smith Bay

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested this weekend for an unspecified action of violence against a woman, authorities said.

Darbouze Pompee, 38, of Smith Bay was arrested about 5:30 p.m. Saturday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

Darbouze Pompee of St. Thomas on Facebook.

The victim in this incident reported to the VIPD that Pompee assaulted her.

The victim sought medical attention at the (Roy Lester) Schneider Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Emergency Room for her injuries, police said.

No bail was set for Pompee as per the domestic violence law. He was remanded to the custody of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections pending an advice-of-rights hearing.

This case is currently under active investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211, extension 5569 or the paying anonymous tip line Crimestoppers USVI at 1(800) 222-8477.

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everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling.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