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Woman Received Treatment Following an Altercation, Man Arrested For Assault DV

St. Thomas, USVI - On Monday, December 5, 2022, at approximately 6:30 a.m., Mr. Javier Lima, a 29-year-old Hispanic male, turned himself into the Domestic Violence Unit to face charges of Assault in the Second and Third Degree DV, Simple Assault DV and Disturbance of the Peace DV.

Javier Lima

On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at approximately 11:00 p.m., Mr. Lima’s girlfriend received treatment for multiple bruises and a broken wrist after an altercation with him. Mr. Lima was advised of his rights, booked, processed, and turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advise of Rights Hearing.

No bail was set in this matter as per the DV statues.

Anyone having information about this crime can notify the Domestic Violence Bureau at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5534.

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All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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