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Extradited St. Thomas Man Arrested on Armed Robbery Charges

June 28, 2020

ST. THOMAS, USVI – On June 26 at approximately 3:15 p.m. members of the VIPD Warrant Unit arrested Shemar Coward, age 20 of Water Bay Condos, and charged him with 1st Degree Robbery, 1st Degree Burglary, 2nd Degree Robbery, 1st Degree Assault, Use of a Firearm during the Commission of a Crime of Violence, and Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. Coward was apprehended in Baltimore, Maryland and extradited to the Virgin Islands to face his charges.

Suspect
Shemar Coward

Coward is accused of being one of two suspects who robbed Exquisite Barber Shop and Bar located in Vitraco Park at gunpoint on May 25.

Coward’s bail was set at $250,000. Unable to post bail, he was turned over to the Bureau of Corrections pending his Advice of Rights hearing.

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