Police Arrest Suspect Who Stole Multiple Bicycles From City of Titusville Welcome Center
By Space Coast Daily // February 26, 2019
stole approximately $3,000 worth of high-end bicycles
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Police have arrested a Titusville man responsible for the burglary of the downtown City of Titusville Welcome Center where he stole approximately $3,000 worth of high-end bicycles.
The suspect has been identified 36-year-old Omar Rashaw Sims.
According to the investigation, Titusville Police responded to a report of an overnight burglary on Sunday around 9:45 a.m. at the Coast-to-Coast Bicycle Company, a retailer within the Welcome Center.
Investigators were able to obtain the surveillance footage which showed Sims entering the store through an attached public restroom door at approximately 2 a.m. Sunday morning.
“The suspect (Sims) entered and exited the business several times stealing 7 bicycles with the assistance of an unidentified male accomplice,” said a spokesperson with the Titusville Police Department.
“The suspect (Sims) was located at the intersection of Harrison Street and Hopkins Avenue, positively identified and arrested without incident on Monday around 1 p.m..”
Sims has been charged with five felonies that include: 4 counts of Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure and 1 count of Grand Theft.
The accomplice is still at large, police say.
Sims is being held at the Brevard County Jail on a $22,000 bond.
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