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St. Thomas Man Charged with Burglary

Desmond E. Walwyn, a 63-year-old of no fixed residence, was arrested by the V.I. Police Department on Tuesday and charged in the theft of items from a docked boat in Charlotte Amalie.

According to the VIPD, Walwyn was arrested around 7 p.m. Aug. 25 and charged with third-degree burglary, grand larceny, unlawful entry and destruction of property.

Police said Walwyn had been identified as one of the individuals who removed items from a vessel docked near the U.S. Coast Guard dock on Veteran’s Drive on June 12.

Bail for Walwyn was set at $20,000. Unable to post bail, he was turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing.

Police urged anyone with information about the crime to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-714-9801, or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS).

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