Crime of the Week: Crime Stoppers Seeks Info on Two Murders

The anonymous tip service Crime Stoppers USVI is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects responsible for these crimes.

ST. CROIX – On the night of Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, 16-year-old Tintawee Christian and a friend, whose name was not released by police, were walking in the Estate Sion Farm near the Mill, when they were approached by an unfamiliar vehicle and were shot at. At around 10 p.m. that day the 911 emergency call center received several calls reporting hearing a barrage of gunfire in the Estate Sion Farm area and upon police arrival, Tintawee Tammir Issat Christian, also known as “Tawee,” was found dead and his friend seriously injured.

ST. JOHN – At about 12:05 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, the 911 call center received a call of shots fired in the area of Contant Enighed on St. John. Units from the Leander Jurgen Command traveled to the scene and found a male who appeared to have sustained multiple gunshot wounds to his body. Emergency Medical Technicians, who were on scene, concluded that the male did not have any vital signs. Next of kin identified the male as 20-year-old A’Jahnie Trample. Units then learned that two more individuals who had sustained gunshot wounds were transported to the Myra Keating Clinic and treated for their injuries.

Anyone with information on either Crime of the Week cases or any other crime can call Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS) or submit a tip online at or Callers will be issued a confidential PIN and are encouraged to check back frequently for reward eligibility. Information that leads to the resolution of a crime can qualify the caller for an anonymous cash reward.