V.I. Police Department officials on St. John arrested three persons on separate charges recently. The charges include Contempt of Court, Assault Third and Grand Larceny.
Jah-wada Jones of Estate Glucksberg, St. John was arrested at about 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, October 11. Police said Jones began to run when approached by police officers. He admitted to police that he just smoked a marijuana joint.
VIPD officers said they had prior knowledge that Jones was presently released on conditions of bail and that he was in violation of those conditions. Jones was charged with Contempt of Court and taken into custody.
Glenford Walters of Estate Grunwald, St. John was arrested and charged with Assault Third Degree at about 5 p.m. on Friday, October 9. Police said Walters stabbed a victim in his forearm and in his back.
Both the suspect and victim went to the police station and told police they had an argument that resulted in the stabbing. The victim was taken to the Myrah Keating Smith Clinic and then transported to the Roy L. Schneider Regional Medical Center.
Walters was arrested and charged with Possession of a Dangerous Weapon in the Commission of a Violent Crime. Bail was set at $25,000 and Walters was placed in the custody of the Bureau of Corrections.
Jesse Richards of Estate Rendezvous was arrested at about 7 p.m. Wednesday, October 7, following a domestic argument with a female victim. The victim told police during the argument Richards took her cell phone and her keys without her permission.
Richards was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny. No bail was set for Richards and he was turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections.