St. Thomas Man Charged In Four Incidents Over The Last Three Months
ADDITIONAL CHARGE: Malik Cheatham
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Authorities have added another charge to the court docket of a 64-year-old St. Thomas man accused in three separate criminal acts in October and November.
Police said Malik Cheatham of Solberg, currently in the custody of the Bureau of Corrections, has been charged with an additional count of grand larceny in a fourth incident in September.
In the latest incident, police said Cheatheam was captured on video surveillance stealing several pairs of sunglasses from the Billabong store on Dronningens Gade on September 9.
Cheatham was arrested on Thanksgiving Day and charged with two counts of grand larceny and one count of destruction of Property, authorities said.
On October 15 at 10:15 p.m. to October 16 at 3:56 a.m., Cheatham was observed on video surveillance footage entering H&W Distributers located on Gasverk Gade as he removed merchandise totaling $801.16, according to police.
Then on October 26, Cheatham was observed on video surveillance as he broke into and removed tools from Tempaire International company vehicle, totaling $100.00, police said.
Chatham was also seen on video surveillance on November 26 as he broke the rear passenger glass of an H&W Distributors company vehicle, police said. He damaged the company’s video surveillance equipment at that time.