Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas - On Sunday, August 28, 2022, at 7:36p.m., the Criminal Investigation Bureau Detectives arrested Mr. Louie Vaccaro, 51-years-old of Estate Nazareth, and charged him with Assault in the Third
Degree and Disturbance of the Peace.
According to the victim, on June 11, 2022, he observed Mr. Vaccaro (who is his landlord’s son) removing a battery from underneath the hood of another tenant’s vehicle. The victim approached Mr. Vaccaro and asked him whether he had asked for
permission, to which Mr. Vaccaro responded, “No.” The victim later alerted the other tenant of this incident, who notified the 911 Emergency Call Center. The battery was later returned however, Mr. Vaccaro became irate after learning that
the victim had exposed him. Mr. Vaccaro assaulted the victim with several conch shells, causing lacerations and contusions to the victim’s lower extremities.
A wanted poster was issued on August 22, 2022, for Mr. Vaccaro, and on Sunday. August 28, 2022, Mr. Vacarro turned himself in to the police. Unable to post bail of $25,000, Mr. Vaccaro was turned over to the Bureau of Corrections, pending his Advice of
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