St. Thomas, USVI - On October 12, 2022, Deputy Marshals from the Superior Court attempted to serve a bench warrant around 4:07p.m., at Estate Solberg, the residence of Dorian Hariston. While attempting to serve the warrant,
Hariston opened fire on the Deputies and barricaded himself in his residence.
Hariston was taken into custody without incident after a short standoff with Local and Federal law enforcement officers after he attempted to flee his residence.
On October 21, 2022, Mr. Hariston, who was already in the custody of the Bureau of Corrections, was arrested and charged with:
The above listed charges are for what occurred on October 12, 2022, when the Marshal’s attempted to serve the bench warrant. Dorian Hariston 21-years-old, bail was set at $500,000.
He was remanded back to the Bureau of corrections.
This case is still presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Any persons having information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 ex. 5576/5572, 911, or Crime Stoppers
V.I. at 1-800-222-TIPS.
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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.