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Man charged with burglary

Staff report Highlands Today
Published:   |   Updated: April 19, 2013 at 02:55 PM

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SEBRING Video recordings and a signature helped lead to the arrest of one suspect following a car break-in, according to a warrant affidavit released Thursday.

Luis Daniel Febres-Carrasquillo, 21, 1732 S. Congress Ave., Lot/Apt. 154, Palm Springs, was arrested Wednesday and charged with giving false information to a pawnbroker, armed burglary of a dwelling, structure or conveyance, third-degree grand theft, dealing in stolen property, use or possession of another person’s identification without consent and credit card fraud.

The arrest came a couple of weeks after a man and a woman who ate at a Sebring restaurant left and found that one or more persons broke into their vehicle and stole several items, including a Glock brand firearm and a purse that included debit, credit cards and an electric funds transfer card for child support funds, the affidavit said.

It indicated that video surveillance at Wal-Mart indicated that the child support card was used to buy three Apple iPads.

The next day video and other records indicated that Febres-Carrasquillo or someone using his identity had pawned an iPad – believed to be one of the ones bought with the stolen child support card – and received $200, the affidavit said.

Febres-Carrasquillo or someone with his Florida ID card signed a paper that he owned the iPad, the report said.

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