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22-Year-Old Man Arrested on Assault DV and kidnapping Charges

Christiansted, St. Croix - On August 30, 2022, Mr. Chesney Southwell, Jr. and his legal counsel were present at the Police Operations Building at 45 Mars Hill, Frederiksted where he was advised of his Miranda Rights, and he declined to give a statement.

Chesney Southwell, Jr.

Mr. Southwell, Jr. was wanted for strangling and causing visible injuries to an adult female on August 28, 2022. 22-year-old Chesney Southwell, Jr. was placed under arrest for Assault in the Second Degree DV, False Imprisonment, kidnapping and Grand Larceny; He was processed and booked.

The Honorable Judge Jomo Meade, Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, released Mr. Southwell, Jr. into his father’s custody, placed him on House Arrest and no bail was set pending his Advice of Rights on hearing.

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All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


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