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CIB Arrest Suspect In The Woodson Murder Bail Set At One Million Dollars

August 01, 2019

Christiansted, St. Croix USVI - On August 1, 2019, 33-year-old Pernell Adulphus Towers Jr. AKA Pete was arrested and charged with Murder in the 1st Degree, Assault Third, Unauthorized possession of a firearm, Possession of ammunition, Reckless Endangerment First Degree, and Discharging or aiming a firearm.

Suspect
Pernell Adulphus Towers, Jr.

The charges stems from the March 20, 2019 killing of Kelvin Woodson and the assault of another individual in the vicinity of Harmony Grocery and Bar in Watergut, Christiansted.

Towers' bail has been set at $1,000,000.00 by a Superior Court Magistrate.

Arrest
The arrest of Pernell Adulphus Towers, Jr.

CIB Commander Lt. Naomi Joseph stated: "This would not be possible without the collaboration between law enforcement and the community; we thank the community for their assistance in this case, and continue to ask the public for information and videos in the Floattopia shooting this pass weekend."

If you have any information, call the CIB Tip-Line at (469) 475 3871, or (340) 778-2211, Crime Stoppers VI 1 (800) 222-TIPS or 911.

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