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VIPD: St. Thomas’ Tasanique Murrell Arrested For Alleged Embezzlement From Home Depot

ARRESTED: Tasanique Murrel

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On Wednesday, June 15, 2017 officers along with the Criminal Investigation Team were notified to travel to Home Depot, St. Thomas, in reference to an employee who embezzled money.

Contact was made with the Lost Prevention manager who stated that he was notified of the matter conducted an investigation and notice that the cashier voided several items and allowed the customer to leave the store with the unpaid items.

The Lost Prevention manager also stated that the incident occurred more than once with the same cashier and the same customer. The cashier was identified and placed under arrest.  26-year-old Tasanique Murrel arrested for Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny.

Bail was set at $75,000.00; she was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections Detention Center pending advice of rights hearing.

To hear how police characterized this incident in an official press release read by VIPD spokesman Glen Dratte press play below:

Anyone having any information about these crimes please contact the Virgin Islands Police Department at (340)774-2211 or Criminal Investigation Bureau (340)714-9800. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or 911.

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John McCarthy has been reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands since 1989. He is originally from Detroit, Michigan.

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