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BOC Employee Steals $700 Worth of Hair Weaves From Store

Mug Shot - Odessa Simon

CHRISTIANSTED – A Bureau of Corrections employee was arrested for stealing $705 worth of hair weaves from a Peter’s Rest store on Tuesday, according to the Virgin Islands Police Department.

Odessa Simon, 31, of Estate Glynn was arrested at 2:33 p.m. on August 4 and charged with grand larceny, the VIPD said.

The incident that occurred at Diamond Girl Hair & Beauty Supply in the Sion Farm Shopping Center where Simon allegedly took three packs of Virgin Hair, valued at $235.00 each for a total of $705.00, according to police.

The BOC employee allegedly put the hair weaves in her bag and left the store without paying for them.

Bail for Simon was set at $35,000.00. She was released upon her own recognizance.

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