59-Year-Old Man Arrested for Assault

On June 3, 2022, at 10:06 p.m., 59-year-old Pedro Zapata was placed under arrest by Detectives in the Criminal Investigations Bureau for assault-third, simple assault & battery, and disturbance of the peace that occurred on May 9, 2022, in the area of Fort Christian Parking Lot. An investigation revealed Zapata struck a male victim in his face with a piece of wood (2×4), which caused injury.

Bail for Zapata was set at $27,500, and he was unable to post bail and was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing.

The criminal Investigation Bureau is currently investigating this case. Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau Ofc. S. Donastorg at 340-774-2211 ext. 5610 or Crime Stoppers V.I.