Sion Hill Woman Charged With Using Someone Else's Debit Card 3 Times: VIPD

Sion Hill Woman Charged With Using Someone Else’s Debit Card 3 Times: VIPD

CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix woman was arrested this afternoon for allegedly using someone’s else’s debit card without permission, authorities said.

Tamisha Smith, 30, of Sion Hill, was arrested at 12:46 p.m. today and charged with obtaining money by false pretenses, identity theft, and grand larceny, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said police detectives began an investigation of Smith on July 19, 2019.

“The investigation revealed that she knowingly and without consent used a VISA debit card on three different occasions without authorization,” Derima said.

Smith was arrested today by detectives from the Economic Crimes Unit based on a bench warrant for her arrest issued by the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands.

Based bail for Smith was set at $1,000.  Smith posted bail and was released pending an advice-of-rights hearing.