VIPD Reports Swift Arrest of STT Shooting Suspect

Following a non-fatal shooting on Monday, May 30, police have arrested 56-year-old Roy Meade of Tamarind Gade, after he was identified as the individual who shot a man during a physical altercation outside of Mi Bloque VI, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Meade was charged with assault in the first-degree, assault in the third degree, brandishing, exhibiting or using deadly weapons, illegal discharge of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition, and reckless endangerment.

Meade was unable to post bail set at $75,000 and was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections, pending his Advice of Rights hearing.

Criminal Investigations Bureau Supervisor Sgt. Dwight Griffith applauded the detectives for their aggressive investigative skills, and the community for providing the necessary tips in the apprehension of the suspect.

This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Unit.

Anyone having information regarding this incident, please contact 911 or Detective Y. LoBlack of the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5577. You may also earn cash rewards by submitting information pertinent to any crime via Crime Stoppers USVI at 1 (800) 222-TIPS, or