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Man Turns Himself in After Allegedly Firing Shots, Assaulting and Threatening Victims

Christiansted, St. Croix - On May 28, 2023, at approximately 2:33 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received reports of shots being fired in the Little Princess residential area. Upon the arrival of the officers, they made contact with the victims and witnesses who stated that Mr. Brian B. Roebuck was present at one of the victim’s residence and assaulted two individuals. He left the area, then returned with a firearm and fired three shots and threatened one of the victims. While leaving Mr. Roebuck pointed his firearm at one of the witnesses.

Brian B. Roebuck

Later that evening Mr. Roebuck turned himself in at the Wilbur H. Francis Command Police Station. He was advised of his Miranda Rights, and he gave a statement denying assaulting anyone. Mr. Brian B. Roebuck, age 27 was placed under arrest and charged with Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, Discharging or Aiming Firearms, Carrying of Firearms openly or concealed, Possession of Ammunition, Simple Assault & Battery, & Disturbance of the Peace by threats. He was booked and unable to post bail which was set at $30,000.00. Mr. Roebuck then led the Detectives to where he secured the firearm and a black ghost gun was recovered. He was subsequently remanded to the John A. Bell Correctional Facility pending his Advice of Rights Hearing.

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