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CIB Arrests Man Facing Child Abuse Charges

St. Croix, USVI - On Thursday, February 23, 2023, members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau executed an arrest warrant on Mr. Myles Ventura. Mr. Myles Ventura, age 28, was arrested pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by the Superior Court on February 21, 2023, after Mr. Ventura showed a picture of his penis from his Snapchat account to a female minor.

Myles Ventura

Mr. Ventura was advised of his Miranda Rights. He was charged with Visual Medium Depicting Sexually Explicit Conduct/Attempt and Distribution or Exhibition to Minor under 18, Child abuse, with bail set at $60,000.00.

Mr. Ventura was booked and unable to post bail, he was transported to the John Bell Adult Correctional Facility where he was remanded pending his Advice of Rights.

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