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Venezuelan Woman Arrested On Domestic Violence Charges

June 10, 2019

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas USVI - On Saturday, June 8, 2019, a Hispanic male reported that a former female acquaintance, Rocio Cortez-Medina, assaulted him.

Rocio Cortez-Medina
Rocio Cortez-Medina

The male reported that Cortez-Medina came to his friend’s house where he was staying and started to attack him by punching, scratching him and throwing stones at him and at a window, breaking same.

Cortez-Medina was later apprehended at her place of employment where she was placed under arrest charged with Simple Assault and Battery DV, Disturbance of the Peace DV. No bail was set as per DV law.

Both the victim and suspect in this matter are citizens of Venezuela and are illegal immigrants in the US. Immigration was notified of this case.

This case is presently under investigation by the Domestic Violence Unit.

Any persons having information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 ext. 5569 or (340) 715-5535. They can also Contact 911, Crime Stoppers VI, 1 (800) 222-TIPS.

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