A St. Thomas man was arrested Monday for burglarizing a construction site, the V.I. Police Department reported.
John D. Turnick, a Caucasian male known as “John,” was identified on surveillance video burglarizing a construction site located at Estate Thomas and removing over $1,000 worth of items without the owner’s permission, according to the police report.
Turnick gave a video confession to this crime, along with other crimes. Turnick, 54, was arrested and charged with burglary in the third degree, grand larceny and petit larceny. His bail was $47,000, police say.
This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact 911, Criminal Investigation Bureau, Chief’s Office at (340)715-5548, Detective Brian Bedminster at (340)774-2211 ext. 5573 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1(800)222-TIPS.