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Man Charged For Domestic Violence Assault Detained

May 08, 2019

Christiansted, St. Croix USVI - On May 8, 2019, at around 7:52 am, a female reported to the 911 Emergency Call Center that she was assaulted by a male acquaintance, Victor Vargas.

Victor Vargas
Victor Vargas

The female stated that she went to drop off her minor child to Vargas. However, when she got inside the apartment, she was greeted by an unknown female.

She further stated that Vargas became enraged and an argument ensued between them.

The female victim stated that Vargas slammed her to the floor, got on top of her, and began to strangle her to the point she was unable to breathe.

Witnesses that were present confirmed that Vargas assaulted the female victim.

On May 8, 2019, at 1:39 pm, 36-year-old Victor Vargas was advised of his Miranda Rights and placed under arrest, charged for Assault Second DV.

He was booked, and no bail was set as per the Domestic Violence Law.

Vargas was transported to the Bureau of Corrections Detention Center, pending his Advice of Rights Hearing.

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