St. Thomas Man Charged with Rape

ST. THOMAS, USVI – On November 15, at 4:23 p.m., Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives arrested 30-year-old Carl Gumbs of Oswald Harris Court on a warrant, charging him with 1st Degree Rape and 1st Degree Unlawful Sexual Contact. Gumbs is accused of sexually assaulting an adult female on July 31.

Gumbs, unable to post a $35,000 bond, was remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections, pending his Advice of Rights hearing.

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.

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