Body camera footage helps St. Thomas police identify suspect
St. Thomas police are praising the benefits of body cameras on officers after a suspect was identified as a direct result of previous footage.
Police were investigating a break and enter at a residence on Oct, 8.
When officers were given surveillance footage of the suspect investigators noticed a similarity to an individual they had previously dealt with.
By going back through body camera footage police were able to figure out the suspect’s name based on the previous encounter.
A 31-year-old man was identified and later found on Talbot Street where he was arrested on a series of outstanding warrants.
St. Thomas Police say this is an example of where body cameras have helped in solving crimes.