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Shooting Death near Green Cay Beach Under Investigation

February 04, 2022

ST. CROIX, USVI – On February 4, at approximately 11:43 a.m., the 911 Emergency Call Center received a call from a concerned citizen who reported hearing multiple gunshots in the vicinity of Chenay Bay. Officers dispatched to the area found an unresponsive male in a vehicle on the dirt road to Green Cay Beach who sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body. Emergency Medical Technicians on the scene concluded that the male, identified by a next of kin as 52-year-old Arnold Jarvis, had no vital signs.

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Police officers at the entrance to Green Cay Beach, where 52-year-old Arnold Jarvis was found shot to death.

Sean Santos, Sr., Chief of Police in the St. Croix District, expressed frustration at another life lost to gun violence. “It truly upsets me that our people resort to using guns to resolve their differences. Now we have another family grieving the loss of their loved one due to senseless gun violence,” Chief Santos said.

Detectives urge anyone with information about this incident to contact police by calling 911, the Crime TipLine at (340) 778-4950, or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS or online at p3tips.com.

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