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Two Men Charged with Grand Larceny

May 27, 2021

ST. CROIX, USVI – On May 26, at roughly 6:51 a.m., officers of the VIPD Criminal Investigation and Special Operations Bureaus arrested Omarion Francis, age 18 of La Grange. Shortly afterwards, 19-year-old Luis Navarro of Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion, an alleged co-conspirator, turned himself in to police. Both men were arrested on warrants issued by the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, charged with Grand Larceny and Possession of Stolen Property.

suspect 1
Omarion Francis

Francis and Navarro are accused of stealing a backpack that contained cash from a victim. The incident occurred on Benny Benjamin Drive on March 24.

suspect 2
Luis Navarro

Bail for Francis and Navarro was set at $50,000 each. Neither of the men were able to post bail, and they were both turned over to the custody of the Bureau of Corrections, pending their Advice of Rights hearings.

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All individuals listed as arrested or charged with a crime in this press release are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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