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CIB Arrest Man Accused of Burglary and Assault Domestic Violence Charges

Christiansted, St. Croix - On August 27, 2022, a female victim called the 911 Emergency Call Center at 7:23p.m., requesting assistance with her child’s father, Nazari Hazel. The victim reported that Mr. Hazel entered her residence without permission. The victim said that while inside her home, a verbal altercation ensued between them, when he armed himself with a knife from her kitchen. Mr. Hazel then assaulted the victim and several other family members with the knife, causing visible injuries to her right hand.

Nazari Hazel

On Friday, November 11, 2022, members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested 23-year-old Nazari Hazel at the Wilbur H. Francis Command Police Station. He was charged with Burglary 1st DV, Assault 3rd, Forcible & Unlawful Entry, Possession of a dangerous weapon, and Disturbance of the Peace.

Mr. Hazel provided a statement admitting to entering the victim’s residence without her permission and assaulting her with a knife. No bail was set. Mr. Hazel was transported to the John Bell Adult Correctional Facility pending his Advice of Rights Hearing.


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