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51-year-old Man Faces Domestic Violence Charges

St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands – On Thursday, November 9, 2023, at about 10:30 a.m., Mr. Deon McKenzie a 51-year-old male, was placed under arrest after his ex-girlfriend identified him as the individual who assaulted her. The victim stated that Mr. McKenzie became irate when she decided to end their relationship. The victim also stated that Mr. McKenzie shoved her against a wall, placed a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her. She further stated that Mr. McKenzie threatened to kill her numerous times and demanded that she not leave. Mr. McKenzie turned himself into the Domestic Violence Unit and faces charges of Assault Second Degree Domestic Violence (DV), Assault Third Degree DV, False Imprisonment DV, Simple Assault DV, and Disturbance of the Peace DV. No bail was set as per the Domestic Violence Statue.

Deon McKenzie

This case is presently under investigation by the Domestic Violence Bureau. Anyone having information about this crime can notify the Domestic Violence Bureau at (340) 774-2211, ext. 5535.

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