Titusville Police Take Down Two Vehicle Burglary Suspects In Two Separate Incidents
By Space Coast Daily // June 28, 2017
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Police have arrested two vehicle burglary suspects in two separate incidents early Wednesday morning.
Authorities arrested 19-year-old Eric Eason Ricks, from Mims, and 33-year-old Robert Wesley Curry, from Titusville.
Police say they responded to two different 911 calls regarding a suspicious person looking into vehicles at around 12:30 a.m. and 3:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 28.
In the first incident, the investigation has revealed that Ricks had tampered and damaged the steering column of a White Ford Ranger truck during an attempted vehicle theft and burglary, according to Amy Matthews of the Titusville Police Department.
Ricks was then found in the area of Court Street and Cortez Avenue with stolen items from the truck.
In the second incident, police were called three hours later to the 4000 block of Mount Sterling Ave. and caught Curry sitting in the vehicle he was trying burglarize.
However, after police arrived Curry fled the scene and led authorities on a brief foot pursuit, but was arrested a short time later.
Ricks, who is currently on felony probation for Grand Theft of an Automobile, and Curry were booked into the Brevard County Jail.
Ricks is charged with Burglary of a Vehicle and Theft, Violation of Probation and Criminal Mischief.
Curry is charged with Burglary of a Vehicle, Criminal Mischief and Resisting a Law Enforcement Officer without Violence.
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