Christiansted, St. Croix - On Sunday July 31, 2022, an adult female was lying in her bed speaking to her friend when she heard someone tampering with her bedroom window at 12:59a.m.
She then observed her former acquaintance, Vernon Sackey, Jr., pull out several louvers from the southern bedroom window, and entered the room. She then ran into her little brother’s bedroom and locked the door.
While she was inside the bedroom, Mr. Sackey attacked her male friend and a fight ensued. Mr. Sackey then grabbed a broomstick, struck the victim in the head, and took the victims' Gucci slippers and fled the scene.
On August 1, 2022, Mr. Vernon Sackey Jr, 23-year-old, turned himself in to the CIB Detectives. Sackey was Charged with Burglary 1st DV.
No bail was set for Sackey; he was remanded to the John A. Bell Bureau of Corrections, Pending advice of rights hearing.
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