The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has arrested David Lewis, 26, of Sarasota, for a string of crimes from December 23rd to January 7th.
Deputies investigating nine vehicle burglaries, primarily west of I-75 in an area bordered by Sawyer, Bee Ridge and Proctor roads, identified Lewis as the suspect from a WalMart surveillance photo showing him use credit cards stolen in one of the crimes, according to a press release from the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
While searching for Lewis, his father showed deputies items that Lewis had brought into the home including two GPS units, a laptop computer, camera, cell phone, iPod and prepaid credit card – all identified as property stolen in the recent burglaries.
Lewis is charged with one count of Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card, one count of Larceny and nine counts of Burglary. He is currently being held on $46,120 bond. He has previously been arrested for burglary, drug possession and check fraud.
All nine of the vehicles that he burglarized were unlocked. This is a crime of opportunity so citizens should take the extra step to protect themselves and lock their vehicles at all times.
Currently 0 Responses
23 Dissolving Anger and Hurt workshop (day 1)
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
23 Ladies' Night at Darwin's on 4th
24 Open House with Artist Nancy Hall: Fourth Fridays
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
24 Meetings with Ancient Ones - Messages, Guides and Readings
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jolly good fellow
Just as Observer advertising representative Bob Lewis loves to garden, he also cultivates relationships with all of his co-workers and clients.
Going for the gold
Sisters Francesca and Elizabeth Martel returned victorious Monday, May 20, after a weekend at the Special Olympics of Florida State Summer Games, in Orlando.
Trevor Kunk is the chef de cuisine at Blue Hill in New York City’s Greenwich Village, which the James Beard Foundation just named "most outstanding restaurant."