Man Wanted for Assault Turns Himself In


Rosier Smith, age 37 of Contant, turned himself in to police at roughly 9 a.m. Monday after learning he was wanted for a crime, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to police, Smith was arrested, charged with first-degree assault, attempted murder, and mayhem.

Smith allegedly assaulted a male victim by throwing him off a balcony on May 30.

Bail for Smith was set at $75,000. He was not able to post bail, and was subsequently turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing.

Police urged anyone having information about this incident to call 911, the Crime TipLine at 340-778-4950, or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS).