Arrest in Alleged Theft from Elderly Woman

On June 8, 2021, detectives from the V.I. Police Department’s Economic Crimes Unit initiated an investigation into Frances McIntosh. The investigation concluded Frances McIntosh allegedly misappropriated $15,000 dollars from an elderly woman, who suffered from Alzheimer’s Disease. Some of the funds were allegedly used to purchase a vehicle.

On June 1, 2022, at 11:37 a.m., Detectives from the Economic Crimes Unit executed an arrest warrant at Plot 17-H Catherine’s Rest, where Frances McIntosh was placed under arrest without incident.

59-year-old Frances McIntosh was charged with Obtaining Money by False Pretense, Grand Larceny, and Financial Exploitation of an Elderly Person or Dependent Adult.

The bail was set at $20,000 for the alleged crime. Unable to post bail, Frances McIntosh was detainedpending an advice of rights hearing scheduled for Friday, June 3, 2022, at V.I. Superior Court on St. Croix.

If you are a victim affected by fraud or know someone who is committing illegal fraudulent activities call the Economic Crime Unit at 340 513 3780 or 911.