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Suspects Arrested in Two St. Thomas Burglaries

Police on St. Thomas arrested suspects in a pair of burglaries that took place Wednesday on St. Thomas, the V.I. Police Department reported.

According to police, officers were called Wednesday night to a burglary at an Estate Smith Bay residence. The victim told police that at about 11:45 p.m. she heard a noise and saw an unknown man outside her home. The police investigation revealed that a suspect entered the home through the western window and took items, including 42-inch and 32-inch flat screen TVs, an iPhone, an Apple computer, some jewelry, a wallet and credit cards.

Police canvassed the area, and based on a description, arrested 33-year-old Trex A. Abraham of Estate Fortuna and charged him with second-degree burglary. Abraham was placed on a $50,000 bail and remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections.

Officers also arrested 18-year-old Shamol Norford and charged him with third-degree burglary after he was identified as the person seen running out of an Estate Contant residence after it was burglarized at about 4 p.m. Norford allegedly was found in possession of items that were taken from the home, the police said.

Police said the residents’ minor son was pushed out of the way by Norford as he was fleeing the home. Norford was placed on a $25,000 bail and remanded to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections.

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