St. Thomas, USVI – On Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at about 6:00 p.m., Mr. Ivan Evans a 61-year-old male, was placed under arrest after he struck his sister several times with the side of a cutlass blade. The victim
sustained three broken bones in her hand and abrasions on her right thigh. The victim stated that she was struck by Mr. Evans for no apparent reason. The victim further stated that she called 911 to report the assault and when officers traveled to
make contact with Mr. Evans, he locked himself inside of his house.
Mr. Evans turned himself into the Domestic Violence Unit after admitting to assaulting his sister with the cutlass. He was charged with Assault in the Third Degree (DV) and Disturbance of the Peace (DV), with no bail. Mr. Evans was turned over to the
Bureau of Corrections pending his Advise of Rights Hearing.
This case is presently under investigation by the Domestic Violence Bureau/CIB. Anyone having information about this crime can notify the Domestic Violence Bureau at (340) 774-2211, ext. 5535.
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