Burglary of Estate Contant Restaurant Captured on Video Surveillance
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas business located in Estate Contant was burglarized on Friday and police have obtained video surveillance of the time when the burglary occurred.
Police are asking that the general public view the surveillance video to see if they can identify the person in the video at the time of the burglary.
At about 11:00 p.m. August 28 the owner of the Flight Deck Restaurant closed and secured the business for the day, according to police.
At 6:00 a.m. the following morning, the owner arrived at the establishment and noticed that the eastern side, glass window had been shattered and upon entering the premises, discovered that a Toshiba laptop had been taken in addition to an undetermined amount of currency from the cash register, police said.
A preliminary investigation revealed that the thief shattered the window with a rock, entered the establishment through the window and removed the cash and computer from the premises.
In the video clip, the burglar is clearly seen removing the items mentioned.
If you recognize the suspect in the clip, you are urged to contact the Criminal Investigation Unit at (340) 714-9803, (340) 714-9849 or 911.