Arrests made in beach burglaries

Posted by Sheli Muniz -email

MARTIN COUNTY(WFLX)---Martin County sheriff's deputies have arrested two people accused of breaking into a car and stealing a purse at a Martin County beach.

Intensive surveillance led to their arrest after nearly two dozen car burglaries had been reported in the last two weeks.

19-year-old Shaka Theodore Lee and 21-year-old Charles Smith are charged with burglary to a conveyance, grand theft, criminal mischief and posession of burglary tools.

The men each have prior criminal histories and were on probation at the time of their arrest.

Their bond was set at $15,750 each.