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St. Thomas School Burglarized; Suspect in Custody

A school on St. Thomas was burglarized last week and the suspect has been arrested, the V.I. Police Department reported Monday.

On Oct. 12, officers were dispatched to Calvary Christian Academy to investigate a burglary, vandalism, and damage to vehicle incident, according to the police report. 

Kadeem Barnes was seen throwing rocks at vehicles in the parking lot of Calvary Christian Academy. Later on that day, Barnes was apprehended and transported to Richard Callwood Command, where he confessed to burglary and vandalism, causing damage to vehicles, the police report stated. 

Barnes, 34, was then arrested and charged with burglary in the third degree, vandalism, damage to vehicle and disturbance of the peace. He was unable to post bail which was set at $25,000. Barnes was turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing, police said.

 

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