St. Croix, USVI - On Saturday, August 26, 2023, at approximately 2:44 a.m., officers of the Special Operations Bureau were in the parking lot of the Princess Plaza near the ReHab Bar and Nightclub when what sounded like discharging of
shots was heard immediately after a white vehicle passed heading eastbound towards the Five Corners traffic intersection. The SOB units immediately traveled towards the direction of where they heard the gunshots discharged.
Roy Christopher III
Officers subsequently located and stopped a white vehicle matching the description of the previously observed white vehicle in the Harbor View Housing Community. A search was conducted of the vehicle and its occupants, which resulted in the discovery
of a loaded firearm, a loaded magazine, an extended magazine, along with one live round. Additionally, five spent casings were also recovered in the roadway near James Funeral Home.
The driver, 22-year-old Roy Christopher III was placed under arrest for Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, Carrying of Firearm Openly; Concealed, and Possession of Ammunition. As per chart, Christopher’s bail was set at
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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.