USVI, St. Thomas, Charlotte Amalie: Yacht Theft – April 2020

A yachts was stolen from Lindbergh Bay and later discovered “crashed” in Frenchtown. This report by CSSN.

Published 3 years ago

As reported by CSSN:

DATE: 2020-04-26 20:00
LOCATION: United States Virgin Islands (US) – St. Thomas – Charlotte Amalie
EVENT: Theft
STOLEN ITEMS: entire 10.1M yacht Red Hot
SECURED: Not Locked


CSSN Preliminary report : Yacht at anchor in Lindbergh Bay was stolen night of 4/26/2020. Police, USCG and Customs Border Patrol were notified. The yacht was apparently taken for a “joy ride” to nearby St. John, then returned and abandoned – all sails up – on the rock jetty in Frenchtown, St. Thomas.

A good Samaritan noticed the yacht and a salvage company removed it safely from the rocks, with what appeared to be cosmetic damage, and the theft of some contents.

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