Serial Treasure Coast burglary suspect arrested, Port St. Lucie police say

Serial Treasure Coast burglary suspect arrested, Port St. Lucie police say

Port St. Lucie police have announced the arrest of 52-year-old Gerles William Terry for a series of business burglaries along the Treasure Coast.

Police say the primary targets were Chinese restaurants, hair and nail salons, florists and gas stations.

7 incidents took place in Port St. Lucie, 7 in Martin County, 3 in St. Lucie County, 2 in Indian River County and 1 each in Stuart and Sebastian, according to police.

Police say Terry used crowbars and rocks to smash windows at the businesses.

They say he had a drug problem and that was the reason for the burglaries.

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