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Police Make Arrest in Connection With May 30 Shooting Outside Nightclub

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ST. THOMAS — V.I. Police Department detectives with the Criminal Investigation Bureau on Tuesday arrested 56-year-old Roy Meade after he was identified as the individual who shot a male victim during a physical altercation outside a nightclub on May 30.

According to police spokesman Glen Dratte, Meade was charged with first-degree assault, third-degree assault, brandishing, exhibiting or using deadly weapons, illegal discharge of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition, and reckless endangerment.  

Unable to post bail set at $75,000, Meade was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advisement hearing. 

CIB Supervisor SGT. Dwight Griffith applauded the detectives for what was described as their aggressive investigative skills. He also thanked 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 with information about this incident is urged to call 911 or Detective Y. LoBlack of the CIB at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5577. You may also earn cash rewards by submitting information pertinent to any crime via Crime Stoppers USVI here.

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