Melbourne Police Arrest Suspect After Caught ‘Rummaging’ Through Victim’s Car

By  //  November 30, 2015

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The Melbourne Police Departments has arrested Richard Allan Wolsifer this morning after he was caught rummaging through the victim’s unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway at 2755 Forest Run Drive. (BCSO Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Melbourne Police Departments has arrested Richard Allan Wolsifer this morning after he was caught rummaging through the victim’s unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway of a home in the 2700 block of Forest Run Drive, according to Lieutenant Tim Turner of the Melbourne Police Department.

After being confronted, Wolsifer fled on foot and was located nearby after Melbourne Police Units established a perimeter.

Wolsifer, 38, had a dog with him and a leash he was using as a ruse while walking the neighborhood.

According to Lt. Turner, Wolsifer was found to be in possession of two pellet guns that strongly resembled actual firearms that were concealed in his waistband.

Photographs of the pellet guns are depicted below.

Wolsifer confessed to the crime after being detained and positively identified by the victim.

The simulated firearms were not used during the burglary. He was booked and turned over to the Brevard County Jail.

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Photographs of one of the pellet guns. (MPD Image)

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Photographs of one of the pellet guns. (MPD Image)

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ABOVE MAP: The Melbourne Police Departments has arrested Richard Allan Wolsifer this morning after he was caught rummaging through the victim’s unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway at 2755 Forest Run Drive.


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