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2 Arrested for Grand Larceny after Witnesses Identified the Suspects

Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas - On Saturday, July 23, 2022, the Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested Ms. Shaniqua Wheatley, aka “Boobie”, and Mr. Renial Francis, they were positively identified by witnesses, for being in Possession of Stolen Property. Both individuals were charged with Grand Larceny and Possession of Stolen Property.

The bail was set at $20,000 each. Unable to post bail, both Ms. Wheatley, 29-years-old, and Mr. Francis, 19-years-old were both remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending advice rights hearing.  

Anyone having information regarding this crime is encouraged to notify 911, Detective Y. LoBlack of the Criminal Investigation Bureau at (340) 774-2211 Ext. 5577 or Crime Stoppers USVI at 1 (800) 222-TIPS.

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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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