ST. THOMAS, USVI – On February 2, at 8 a.m., Domestic Violence Unit detectives arrested 23-year-old Shamar Lewis of Lindbergh Bay, charging him with Kidnapping, Domestic Violence and 3rd Degree Assault, Domestic Violence.
Lewis is accused of taking his former intimate partner against her will at gunpoint from her home around 10:45 p.m. on February 1. During the abduction, Lewis assaulted the victim with the firearm. Lewis then returned the victim to her home.
Lewis was remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections without bail, in accordance with territorial domestic violence laws, pending his Advice of Rights hearing.
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