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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman who stalked her former boyfriend and allegedly assaulted his current girlfriend with spray after first throwing a drink on him was arrested by police, authorities said.

Edeikah Jacobs, 22, of Work & Rest was arrested about 11:00 p.m. Saturday and charged with domestic violence and contempt of court-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

The victims reported that they were driving in Christiansted when they noticed Jacobs in a vehicle following them, according to the VIPD.

“The male victim, Jacobs’ former partner, pulled over to see why she was following them, at which time Jacobs approached the car and threw a drink on him,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. “The female victim exited the vehicle and Jacobs sprayed something in the female victim’s face, causing her pain.”

VIPD mugshot of Edeikah Jacobs, 22, of Estate Work & Rest, St. Croix.

The female victim notified officers of a court order against Jacobs for stalking and harassment, Derima said.

Jacobs was arrested for assaulting her former partner and for violating the court order, according to police.

She was not offered bail as per the territory’s domestic violence statutes.

She was turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending her Advice of Rights hearing.

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everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling.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