We Arrest 3 Juveniles Linked to 46 Auto TheftsZimichi
This weekend, our task force, along with PBSO helicopter and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office Burglary Apprehension Team, conducted a surveillance operation on suspects that have been linked to at least 46 High-end Auto Thefts out of East Boca Raton, Wellington, West Delray, and West Boca Raton. Yes, you read right, forty-six auto thefts.
While in the community of Saturnia (West Boca Raton), the subjects committed an occupied residential burglary by entering the victim’s garage and attempted to steal their Jaguar SUV. They then left that residence and attempted to steal a Porsche Cayenne and BMW 5 series both at different locations within the community. The community was locked down and all three subjects fled on foot and into the everglades. The helicopter followed the suspects which led the Canine Unit and Task Force Agents to a canal bank where they were taken into custody. It was later discovered that the vehicle they were driving, Chrysler 300, was stolen. Detectives attempted to interview the suspects, however, they refused. All three suspects were taken to the Juvenile Assessment Center to be processed.
The suspects were charged with a list full of charges including Burglary Occupied Dwelling and Grand Theft Auto among other.