NEWS RELEASE #: 17-136
The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office arrested three juveniles Thursday night in relation to multiple residential and vehicle burglaries in the area of the Sarasota Golf Club.
On June 8 at approximately 1 pm, the owner of 2151 E. Leewyn Drive, Sarasota, arrived home and found three male juvenile’s inside. The owner called 911, detained the three juveniles and awaited law enforcement. Sarasota County Sheriff’s detectives and forensics personnel responded and determined that the juveniles made forced entry through the rear door and were in the process of committing a theft when the owner arrived. Detectives were also able to determine the three juveniles were involved in several other burglaries that had occurred in the area. This investigation is ongoing and additional charges are expected.