74.9 F
Charlotte Amalie
Sunday, January 29, 2023
HomeNewsPolice & CourtsCar Fire on St. Thomas Under Investigation

Car Fire on St. Thomas Under Investigation

A car fire that occurred Sunday on St. Thomas is under investigation, the V.I. Police Department reported.

911 Call Center dispatched officers to the Solberg area after receiving a call from a concerned citizen about a possible vehicle on fire, according to the police report.

When the officers arrived, firefighters were in the process of extinguishing a fire to a four-door SUV of unknown color, with no license plates and no visible VIN at the time, the police report stated.

Firefighters said upon their arrival, they observed the vehicle abandoned and engulfed in flames, including a small brush fire adjacent to the vehicle, the police said.

This case is presently under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with any information regarding this crime is urged to contact 911, Criminal Investigation Bureau Detective S. Rhymer at 340-774-2211 ext. 5572 or Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1(800) 222-TIPS (8477).

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Keeping our community informed is our top priority.
If you have a news tip to share, please call or text us at 340-228-8784.




Support local + independent journalism in the U.S. Virgin Islands

Unlike many news organizations, we haven't put up a paywall – we want to keep our journalism as accessible as we can. Our independent journalism costs time, money and hard work to keep you informed, but we do it because we believe that it matters. We know that informed communities are empowered ones. If you appreciate our reporting and want to help make our future more secure, please consider donating.