Police Say La Grande Princess Man Went To Sleep With His Door Open … And Nearly Lost His Pickup Truck For Good
CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who feel asleep at night in La Grande Princess and left his door wide open — is lucky to have his things back today — including his stolen pickup truck
On Saturday July 1, 2017 at approximately 4:53a.m., a concerned citizen called the 911 emergency Call Center in reference to 2 suspicious male individuals by a residence in the Lagrande Princess area.
Upon officers arrival at the residence they discovered an open door where inside the home; personal items including the keys for a pick-up truck were taken. The victim in the home stated he feel asleep and had left the door the unlocked.
The suspects were intercepted on a roadway not far from the home attempting to leave with the pick-up truck and members from the VIPD’s Special Response Team (SRT) foiled their escape.
The suspects exited the vehicle and fled the area by foot. The personal items were recovered.
The VIPD thanks the citizens of the community for assisting with the necessary information given making more successful arrest. Call the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 778 2211 on St. Croix and (340) 774-2211 on St. Thomas, or the anonymous tip line Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477 or 911.