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Police Arrest Three in St. Thomas Pending Investigations

V.I. Police officers on St. Thomas made three arrests Wednesday in several pending cases, and detectives credited information from the public in helping their investigations and leading to the arrests.

– Detectives arrested 18-year-old Tyrone Halliday of St. Kitts, living at Paul M. Persons Gardens, and charged him with first-degree robbery.

Detectives said Halliday was identified as one of the persons who robbed the Raad Grocery on General Gade. Police said Halliday and another person put on masks, armed themselves with handguns and robbed the store on June 1. Halliday was arrested at about 8 p.m. Wednesday and held on a $75,000 bail at the Bureau of Corrections pending further court action.

– Avery Lans of Estate Mahogany was arrested at 5 p.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree assault.

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Police said Avery, 45, was identified as the person who assaulted a man and took his cell phone on May 22 in Estate Thomas. Avery was held on a $75,000 bail and remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his court appearance.

– St. Claire Crabb was arrested and charged with second-degree assault domestic violence.

Police said Crabb, 46, assaulted his wife by grabbing her and striking her several times. The victim told police that she arrived home in the Luvlund apartments about 1 p.m. Monday and her husband, the suspect, assaulted her. She said she had to seek treatment for injuries to her left eye.

Crabb was arrested and held without bail pending his court appearance.

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V.I. Police officers on St. Thomas made three arrests Wednesday in several pending cases, and detectives credited information from the public in helping their investigations and leading to the arrests.

- Detectives arrested 18-year-old Tyrone Halliday of St. Kitts, living at Paul M. Persons Gardens, and charged him with first-degree robbery.

Detectives said Halliday was identified as one of the persons who robbed the Raad Grocery on General Gade. Police said Halliday and another person put on masks, armed themselves with handguns and robbed the store on June 1. Halliday was arrested at about 8 p.m. Wednesday and held on a $75,000 bail at the Bureau of Corrections pending further court action.

- Avery Lans of Estate Mahogany was arrested at 5 p.m. Wednesday and charged with first-degree assault.

Police said Avery, 45, was identified as the person who assaulted a man and took his cell phone on May 22 in Estate Thomas. Avery was held on a $75,000 bail and remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his court appearance.

- St. Claire Crabb was arrested and charged with second-degree assault domestic violence.

Police said Crabb, 46, assaulted his wife by grabbing her and striking her several times. The victim told police that she arrived home in the Luvlund apartments about 1 p.m. Monday and her husband, the suspect, assaulted her. She said she had to seek treatment for injuries to her left eye.

Crabb was arrested and held without bail pending his court appearance.