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Woman Arrested for Assaulting Couple

June 30, 2020

ST. CROIX, USVI – On June 27 at roughly 11 p.m., police arrested 22-year-old Edeikah Jacobs of Work & Rest, charging her with Domestic Violence and Contempt of Court, Domestic Violence.

Edeikah Jacobs

The victims reported that they were driving in Christiansted when they noticed Jacobs in a vehicle following them. The male victim, Jacobs’ former partner, pulled over to see why she was following them, at which time Jacobs approached the car and threw a drink on him. The female victim exited the vehicle and Jacobs sprayed something in the female victim’s face, causing her pain.

The female victim notified officers of a court order against Jacobs for stalking and harassment. Jacobs was arrested for assaulting her former partner and for violating the court order. She was not offered bail as per the territory’s domestic violence statutes. She was turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending her Advice of Rights hearing.

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