Tag: VIPD Economic Crimes Unit

St. Croix Man Arrested By Economic Crimes Unit After Trying To Kite $2,000 Check At Bank

CHRISTIANSTED — A man who tried to cash a forged check worth at least $2,000 at a St. Croix bank was arrested on Monday, authorities said. Andrew Thomas, 23 of Carib Villas, was arrested at 1:42 p.m. Monday and charged with grand larceny, identity theft and passing forged bills or notes, the Virgin Islands Police […]

Former Senator’s Son Arrested After Allegedly Sexting Revenge Porn Of Woman On WhatsApp: VIPD

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested Monday night after he allegedly sexted revenge porn of a woman through a smart phone application. Elmo D. Roebuck, Jr., 55 of Plantation Manor, was arrested at 7:15 p.m. Monday and charged with obscene and indecent conduct, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Roebuck allegedly disseminated […]

Paradise Mills Woman Arrested On Fraudulent Check, Grand Larceny Charges: VIPD

FREDERIKSTED — The Economic Crimes Unit of the VIPD executed an arrest warrant on a St. Croix woman based on fraud-related charges early Thursday morning, authorities said. Shanica “ChumChum” Prosper, 26, of Paradise Mills, was arrested at 12:07 a.m. Thursday and charged with obtaining money by false pretenses and grand larceny, the Virgin Islands Police […]

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 […]

Detectives Fly To Orlando To Collect St. Croix Woman Who Wrote 2 Bad Checks: VIPD

ORLANDO — Police detectives of the Economic Crimes Unit said they needed to travel to central Florida to personally arrest a St. Croix woman for allegedly kiting two checks totaling $10,000. Bernadette Gordon-Rivera, 36, of Estate Profit, was arrested and extradited on a warrant for drawing and delivering worthless checks, obtaining money by false pretenses, […]