CAPE CORAL, Fla.- Cape Coral Police Detectives arrested Jack Bullock and Brittany Lehew on numerous residential burglary and grand theft charges on March 17.
Cape Coral Police Officers responded to a burglary at a home on SW 2nd Place on Feb. 21. The victim reported that she was away from her home from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to attend a church function. During that time, someone broke into her home and stole jewelry, a cell phone and blank checks.
Cape Coral Police processed the scene and obtained fingerprints from the sliding glass door (the point of entry). The prints were analyzed by the department’s forensics unit and were found to be a match for Brittany Lehew.
Detectives began a search for Lehew and her boyfriend Bullock who was a suspect in a few other burglaries.
On March 17, Detectives got a tip on where the two might be and set up surveillance on the location. At noon, the two were seen leaving the residence in a vehicle. A traffic stop was conducted and the two were taken into custody.
At police headquarters, Lehew and Bullock were interviewed by detectives. The two admitted to committing at least 14 burglaries.
Lehew and Bullock rode around with detectives and pointed out the houses they had burglarized.
A decective obtained a search warrant for the couple’s home and vehicle. The search led to the recovery of several stolen firearms, flat screen TVs and thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.