Man Arrested for Burglarizing St. John Restaurant

A man on St. John was arrested for burglarizing a restaurant, the V.I. Police Department reported Sunday.

On Aug. 31, the owner of Cafe Roma on St. John reported to police that his business had been burglarized, according to the police report.

Surveillance footage was reviewed and showed Alan Beyer leaving the vicinity of the business with a plastic bag that was identified as a bag that Café Roma provides to its to-go customers, the report stated.

An arrest warrant was issued for Beyer, 26, and he was arrested on Friday when contact with him was made at the Bureau of Corrections at the Alexander Farrelly Justice Complex on St. Thomas. He was charged with third-degree burglary and his bail was set at $25,000. Unable to post bail, Beyer was remanded to the Bureau of Corrections pending his advice of rights hearing, police said.

This case is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau. Anyone with any information is urged to contact 911, Criminal Investigation Bureau Detective J. Carty at 340-693-8880, ext. 5207, Detective S. Rhymer at 340-774-2211, ext. 5572, or Crime Stoppers V.I.