Man charged for conspiracy to murder Kadeem Jimenez
Officers of the Major Incident Team today charged one male in relation to last December’s murder of Kadeem Jimenez and charged another for firearm, ammunition, and drug offences.
Nyall George, 26, of Old Plantation was charged with conspiracy to murder Jimenez while both George and John Burgos, 24, of St Croix, USVI were charged with unlawful possession of firearms, unlawful possession of ammunition and unlawful possession of a controlled drug.
A search warrant conducted on George’s Hodges Creek residence uncovered three illegal handguns, a large quantity of ammunition and a quantity of illegal drugs. Both men were arrested at Hodges Creek.
The two men will appear in Magistrate’s Court at the next available sitting.
Kadeem Jimenez was fatally wounded in the early afternoon of December 12 after shots were fired in Major Bay, East End. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
With the escalation in gun violence on the island of Tortola, Commissioner Mark Collins reiterated his commitment and that of the RVIPF in identifying offenders. He noted, however, that officers cannot do so alone.
“We need to present a united front against those who want to put us and our loved ones in danger and in fear. I urge anyone who has any information into the recent murders and the attempted murder on Saturday to come forward,” he said.
Persons can confidentially call the CrimeStoppers line 800-8477 (TIPS) or overseas, call 1-284-800-8477 with information about any of the recent shootings or illegal firearms in the Territory.