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Subject Arrested on Virgin Islands Murder Warrant

Published: 6/25/2020

For More Information Contact:

Captain John Watterson, 845-486-3860 

The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Jerome Wallace, age 19, on 6/24/20 on an active arrest warrant out of the US Virgin Islands for murder and various other charges. 

Mr. Wallace was located and arrested in the Town of Fishkill by the Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division. After being processed he was arraigned before Dutchess County Court and was remanded to the Dutchess County Jail with no bail. At this time Mr. Wallace stands charged in St. Thomas (USVI) with murder, assault, firearms possession, reckless endangerment, and conspiracy.

No further information or specific details on the case are available at this time and extradition proceedings are pending.