Melbourne Police Arrest Two Car Burglary Suspects, Thanks To Citizen’s Tip To 911
By Space Coast Daily // May 28, 2017
suspects charged burglary of a conveyance and petit theft
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Melbourne Police have arrested two burglary suspects on Sunday at the Sanctuary Subdivision in Melbourne.
37-year-old Timothy Chaille, from Melbourne, and 21-year-old Justin Carnegie, from Indialantic, were arrested Sunday morning for burglary of a conveyance and petit theft.
According to a release by police, officers from the Melbourne Police Department responded to the report of a possible vehicle burglary in-progress early Sunday morning at around 6:15 a.m.
Police say a concerned citizen observed two people who appeared to be pulling on car door handles in the area and when officers arrived they were able to locate and detain the suspects in question.
During the course of the investigation, officers learned the two suspects opened and entered into vehicles that did not belong to them.
The owners of the vehicles learned of the crime and wanted to pursue criminal charges against the suspects.
Both suspects were arrested and booked at the Melbourne Police Department, then transported to the Brevard County Jail.
“At this time, we have reason to believe that these suspects may have committed additional vehicle burglaries in the area and are currently working to locate these victims,” said Sgt. Brian Hart of the Melbourne Police Department.
If you believe you are victim of vehicle burglary, police ask you to please contact the Melbourne Police Department using the non-emergency number 321-608-6731.
The Melbourne Police Department reminds all citizens to make every effort to ensure your vehicle and residence remain locked when not occupied.
“If you see something, say something. This case is a perfect example of the community partnership between the Melbourne Police Department and the citizens we serve coming together to solve crime,” added Sgt. Hart.
If you have any information please call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477)