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Three on St. Thomas Arrested for Various Counts of Fraud
May 22, 2009
Three individuals on St. Thomas have been arrested and charged with various counts of fraud in connection with Bureau of Motor Vehicles transactions.
Mitchell Turnbull was arrested on May 20 and charged with Obtaining Money under False Pretense, Fraudulent Claims Upon the Government, Filing or Recording a Forged Instrument and Participating in Frauds on Creditors.
Delvin Duggins was arrested on May 15 and Cameta Dowe was arrested on May 20, both were charged with Fraud.
According to police, sometime in early February, Delvin Duggins, age 43 of Estate Agnes Fancy illegally removed a notice of a lien from his vehicle registration and sold the vehicle without informing the new owner of the lien.
He also created a new vehicle identification number (VIN) for the vehicle.
Duggins was held on a $70,000 bail.
Mitchell Turnbull, 49, of Estate Bournefield, caused the notice of a lien to be removed from his vehicle registration and then sold the vehicle.
The new owner discovered the lien and contacted police.
He was held on a $40,000 bail.
40-year-old Cameta Dowe, of Estate Anna’s Retreat, illegally sold a driver’s license to an illegal alien.
She was held on a $40,000 bail.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau detectives continue to investigate these cases.