Georgia Fugitive Arrested on St. Thomas, VIPD Reports

A man wanted in the state of Georgia was taken into custody Monday on St. Thomas, the V.I. Police Department reported Wednesday.

Eason Polk (VIPD photo)
Eason Sh’Roi Polk (VIPD photo)

Eason Sh’Roi Polk, 35, was taken into custody by the Criminal Investigation Bureau about 4:20 p.m. Monday after an investigation revealed that he was wanted out of the state of Georgia for failure to appear on a charge of identity theft, police said. It was unknown where in Georgia Polk was wanted.

Polk was arrested, booked and processed, with no bail set in the matter, according to the VIPD report.

The case is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with information should contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211, ext. 5576/5572. They can also contact 911, Crime Stoppers V.I. at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), the chief’s office at 340-715-5548 or the commissioner’s office at  340-715-5506.