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Man Wanted in Colorado For Escaping Halfway House Arrested in St. Thomas

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ST. THOMAS — The V.I. Police Department announced Friday that fugitive Brett Kimelman was taken into custody at 6:53p.m. on Thursday by the Criminal Investigation Bureau after an investigation revealed that he was wanted in the state of Colorado for escaping a halfway house/parole program. 

Kimelman, age 50, was arrested in St. Thomas, booked, and processed. He was given no bail at the request of the state of Colorado, according to police spokesman Glen Dratte. Kimelman was remanded to the Bureau of corrections pending the extradition process. 

The V.I.P.D. is asking anyone with information about this matter to contact the Criminal Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211 ex. 5576/5572. You may also contact 911, Crime Stoppers VI here, the Police Chief’s Office at 340-715-5548, or the Commissioner’s Office at 340-715-5506.

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