STX Man Charged with Domestic Violence Assault


Detectives of the V.I. Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit arrested 23-year-old Kevin Nelson Soto of Williams Delight at 9:45 p.m. Tuesday, charging him with second-degree assault, domestic violence; simple assault & battery, and destruction of property.

Detectives had been dispatched to at around 6:15 p.m. Tuesday to a residence in Estate Upper Love, where a female relative of Soto reported he strangled her during a disagreement. The female sustained visible injuries on her neck and shoulder.

Soto was jailed without bail, in accordance with Virgin Islands domestic violence statutes, pending his advice of rights hearing.