NAPLES, Fla.- Detectives from the Naples Police Department made three arrests in an attempted burglary investigation this week.
On Tuesday, officers responded to the 300 block of Mooringline Dr. regarding to a suspicious person and vehicle. A resident observed a Hispanic male, later identified as 36-year-old Felix Lazaro Rivera, of Hialeah, looking around the front of her residence. Rivera then knocked on her front door, refused to make eye contact, and asked if “David” was at the residence. The resident, a recent graduate of the City of Naples Police Citizens academy, stated as the male left her residence, she observed the tag of the vehicle was covered by a black object as the vehicle drove away.
Officers located the suspicious vehicle parked in a driveway in the 2000 block of Crayton Road. Officers also located a subject matching the description of the subject standing next to the vehicle. Officers watched the subject as he walked toward the rear of the residence. Officers observed two additional male subjects, 20-year-old Angel Lazo, also of Hialeah, and 46-year-old Luis E. Rodriguez, of OpaLocka, inside the vehicle. Officers then located Rivera hiding in the rear corner of the residence near a rear door of the residence.
Officers observed bolt cutters and screwdrivers readily available inside the vehicle. Officers also observed gloves on the roof of the residence; near the area Rivera was located. Further it was discovered that Rivera and Lazo had been conversing via cellular phone during the commission of the attempted burglary.
Rivera was charged with attempted burglary, possession of burglary tools, carrying a concealed weapon, and unlawful use of a two-way communication device.
Lazo was charged with attempted burglary, and unlawful use of a two-way communication device.
Rodriguez was charged with loitering and prowling.