Police on St. Thomas arrested Ruben J. George, 22, of Bolongo Bay at 3:50 p.m. Saturday on a series of charges stemming from a break in and assault.
According to the V.I. Police Department, George was positively identified by a woman as the man who broke into her room Saturday while she was there. According to the witness, he was armed with a machete and stole her money.
George was charged with first-degree burglary, third-degree assault, grand larceny, destruction of property, disturbance of the peace and use of dangerous weapon during the commission of a crime.
Bail for was set at $175,000 and, unable to post bail, George was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending hid advise of rights hearing.