Wednesday, April 8 – A Police operation specifically targeting suspects who illegally enter and steal items from vehicles parked in the West End area has resulted in the arrest of one man.
Jamoy Estridge, 23, of Fresh Water Pond was charged with handling stolen goods as well as a number of traffic offences including driving without a driver’s licence; driving without due care and attention; failing to stop at the scene of an accident; and driving an unlicenced vehicle.
Officers of the Criminal Investigations Department, who led the operation, were joined by West End Police Officers, Task Force and the Beat and Patrol Unit.
Similarly, intelligence and diligent work by the Virgin Gorda Police officers resulted in the apprehension of two suspects in an attempted robbery.
Everett Isaac, 23, and a 17-year-old male, both of the Valley, Virgin Gorda are alleged to have attempted to remove a gold chain and other valuables from a man as he exited his vehicle outside his residence in Virgin Gorda in early March. The victim escaped following a struggle with the perpetrators.
Both Isaac and the 17-year-old male appeared in Magistrate’s Court and were remanded.