DATE: 2021-12-29 19:00
LOCATION: United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Charlotte Amalie
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.