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St. Thomas Man Turns Himself In, Charged with Domestic Assault

February 26, 2020

ST. THOMAS, USVI – On Feb. 24 at approximately 6:30 a.m., John Huyghue, Jr., age 42 of Estate Thomas, turned himself in to police after learning that he was being sought. He was arrested and charged with 3rd Degree Assault, Domestic Violence.

Suspect
John Huyghue, Jr.

On Feb. 16, the victim reported to police that she was at Classico Bar located in Savan when Huyghue approached her. She stated that she Huyghue stepped outside the bar and had a conversation with him where she ended their relationship, then she went back inside the bar. She stated that Huyghue then approached her again and struck her in the head with a bottle, then grabbed her by her hair and pushed her to the ground. The victim sustained minor injuries but declined medical attention.

Bail for Huyghue was denied when he was arrested due to the Domestic Violence statutes, but he was offered $15,000 bail at his Advice of Rights hearing. He was unable to post bail and was remanded back to the Bureau of Corrections.

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