2731 – 2021-12-29 – United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Charlotte Amalie – Theft

 

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DATE: 2021-12-29 19:00
LOCATION: United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Charlotte Amalie
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: Contents of a cooler used for storage – the spotlight, stern light, rain ponchos, antifog, sunscreen, a cup and the engine kill switch. The life jackets were left behind.
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: Owners securely chain locked their dinghy (including fuel tank and anchor) to the dock along the busy waterfront near the Coast Guard station at about 1830HRS. When they returned 2 hours later, the only item not chain locked, a cooler used for storage, had been rifled, and most of the contents stolen. Stolen were the spotlight, stern light, rain ponchos, etc. The thief left the life vests. A police report was made.
ID: 2731

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2727 – 2021-12-10 – United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Charlotte Amalie – Theft

 

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DATE: 2021-12-10 14:30
LOCATION: United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Charlotte Amalie
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: Fire extinguisher, dinghy tool kit, dinghy repair kit, bath towels, dinghy inflation pump, dive tank fill card, spare keys, air horn, two bottles of Yamaha ring free additive
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: Owners locked their dinghy at the waterfront dock by the Coast Guard Station in downtown Charlotte Amalie at 1330 HRS. When they returned to this heavily trafficked area an hour later the dinghy had been rifled, and life jackets which were stored in the locker of the bench seat we’re on the dinghy floor and the bench seat locker was unlatched. The enclosed fuel tank locker was also unlatched. The fire extinguisher, other dinghy items as well as some personal items were taken. Two anchors, the battery, and the fuel tank were untouched.

A police report was made, the police categorized the theft as larceny and indicated no investigation would be done due to a lack of locked compartments.
ID: 2727

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2662 – 2021-07-18 – United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. John – Salt Pond – Theft

 

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DATE: 2021-07-18 01:00
LOCATION: United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. John – Salt Pond
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: 12ft. AB dinghy / 15HP 4S Yamaha engine
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: Owner discovered that their in-the-water not locked AB dinghy/15HP Yamaha 4S engine had been stolen overnight . A report was made to the coast guard.
ID: 2662

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2611 – 2021-03-16 – United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Croix – Christiansted – Theft

 

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DATE: 2021-03-16 01:00
LOCATION: United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Croix – Christiansted
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 2
STOLEN ITEMS: 13FT AB / 40 HP Yamaha
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: Owners found that their in-the-water and not locked 13FT AB dinghy / 40 HP Yamaha had been stolen overnight, the line had been cut.
ID: 2611

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2573 – 2021-01-14 – United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Red Hook anchorage – Theft

 

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DATE: 2021-01-14 17:00
LOCATION: United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Red Hook anchorage
EVENT: Theft
HAND: 1
STOLEN ITEMS: B&G Chart plotter – Zeus3-12
SECURED: Not Locked
DETAILS: Owners returned to their yacht and discovered that during the period of Jan 9 through Jan 19, 2021, a thief had boarded their yacht and stolen the chartplotter from the cockpit helm. The chart plotter was mounted to the fiberglass of the helm. The thief removed the trim and eight securing screws, unplugged and removed the unit. No damage was done to remove the unit. No other equipment was taken.

A police report was made, and forensics collected.
ID: 2573

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