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19-year-old Fugitive Arrested on St. Thomas for Crimes in Florida

St. Thomas, USVI - On or about Thursday, March 23, 2023, detectives from the Criminal Investigation Bureau received information that an active Warrant of Arrest was written for Masai K. Ubiles, for the charges of Sexual Battery and False Imprisonment, violations of the Florida Penal Code. A fugitive investigation was opened where information revealed that Ubiles was in the territory, on the island of St. Thomas.

Masai K. Ubiles

On Monday, March 27, 2023, information was obtained that Ubiles was operating a white Toyota Camry. The vehicle that Ubiles was operating was observed in the area of the University of the Virgin Islands Field House. With the assistance of deputies of the US Marshal Service, Mr. Ubiles was apprehended without incident.

Mr. Masai K. Ubiles, 19-years-old, was arrested, booked, and processed. Mr. Ubiles is facing charges of Fugitive from Justice, Sexual Battery and False Imprisonment. No bail was set in this matter. He was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his court appearance.

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