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VIPD: Woman Says Burglar Entered Paradise Home While Children Were There

FREDERIKSTED — A burglar entered a Paradise home while her children were there and made off with stolen items, authorities said.

The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a burglary at Estate Paradise about 4:04 p.m. on Thursday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

When police patrol officers arrived, they contacted a woman who said who said “that her home was burglarized while her minor children were inside,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said.

“The suspect entered the home through a back window and stole numerous items,” according to Derima.

This case is currently under active investigation.

Anyone with information on this matter is asked to call 911, the Crime Tip Line at (340) 778-4950, or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1(800) 222-8477.

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John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.

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