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Man Arrested After Several Reported Indecent Behavior and Damage to Property

St. Croix, USVI - On Sunday, August 13, 2023, at approximately 7:46 p.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center (911 ECC) received calls from concerned citizens regarding an unclothed male causing a disturbance at the Bougainvilla Garden Apartment Complex located on King Street in Frederiksted town. Concerned citizens reported to the 911 ECC that the nude male was causing multiple damages to personal property and to multiple vehicles parked in the vicinity of the apartment complex.

Jesse Martinez

Wilbur H. Francis Command Police Officers located the individual, identified as Jesse Martinez, in the area. He was detained without incident and transported to the Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was later discharged from the hospital and placed under arrest for Burglary in the Second Degree, Obscene and Indecent Conduct, and Damage to vehicle.

Mr. Jesse Martinez, age 35, was unable to post his bail of $50,000.00 as per chart and he was remanded to the John A. Bell Adult Correctional Facility pending his Advise of Rights Hearing on August 16, 2023.

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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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