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Glucksberg Burglary Suspect Arrested on Warrant

The V.I. Police Department on Thursday morning arrested 20-year-old Khalid Smith of Estate Bellvue on a warrant charging him with the armed robbery of a home on Dec. 23 in Estate Glucksberg on St. John.

The arrest took place at about 5:30 a.m., Jan. 7, according to the report from VIPD. Smith was charged with first-degree burglary, using a weapon during the commission of a crime of violence, possession of an unlicensed firearm, petit larceny and possession of an unlicensed firearm within 1,000 feet of a school.

Smith was seen on surveillance video, armed with a gun as he entered an Estate Glucksberg residence on Dec. 23. He allegedly removed items worth more than $1,000 while the residents were asleep.

Smith’s bail was set at $100,000. He was not able to post bail and was turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing.

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Police urged anyone with information about this and other burglaries in the Glucksberg area to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 ext. 5610 or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS).

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The V.I. Police Department on Thursday morning arrested 20-year-old Khalid Smith of Estate Bellvue on a warrant charging him with the armed robbery of a home on Dec. 23 in Estate Glucksberg on St. John. The arrest took place at about 5:30 a.m., Jan. 7, according to the report from VIPD. Smith was charged with first-degree burglary, using a weapon during the commission of a crime of violence, possession of an unlicensed firearm, petit larceny and possession of an unlicensed firearm within 1,000 feet of a school. Smith was seen on surveillance video, armed with a gun as he entered an Estate Glucksberg residence on Dec. 23. He allegedly removed items worth more than $1,000 while the residents were asleep. Smith’s bail was set at $100,000. He was not able to post bail and was turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing. Police urged anyone with information about this and other burglaries in the Glucksberg area to call 911, the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 ext. 5610 or the anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, at 1-800-222-8477 (1-800-222-TIPS).