St. Croix Man Wanted After Firing Shots at Police Officer

ST. CROIX, USVI – The VIPD is asking for the community’s help in locating 18-year-old Wayne Burke. Burke is wanted for 1st Degree Attempted Murder, 1st Degree Assault, 1st Degree Reckless Endangerment, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm and Possession of Ammunition.

Burke was identified as the suspect who fired upon a police officer and escaped after attempting to rob the KFC restaurant in the Sunny Isle Shopping Center on Jan. 7.

Burke is a Black male, 5 feet 9 inches in height, and weighs 180 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone who encounters Burke or knows his whereabouts are urged to call 911, the Crime TipLine at (340) 778-4950, or Crime Stoppers USVI at (800) 222-TIPS.