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Crime / News / Virgin Islands / June 19, 2017

ST. CROIX — The V.I.P.D. on Sunday announced that police had arrested a female suspect for allegedly “slashing” another woman’s face in a local nightclub.

V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte said that the suspect, identified as 22-year-old Misaela Melendez, committed the assault on May 13, and was arrested based on a warrant issued by a Superior Court magistrate.

She was charged with third-degree assault, and was remanded to the Golden Grove Detention Center pending her advise-of-rights hearing, after failing to make bail of $40,000.

Police are asking anyone with information about this incident to call the force at 340-778-2211. You may also contact Crime Stoppers USVI, where information you provide is always anonymous, and where tips can lead to cash rewards.

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