PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla.- The Charlotte County Sheriff's Office and North Port Police worked together in solving an Aug. 25 home burglary in the 15000 block of Chamberlain Blvd., Port Charlotte. NPPD detective’s contacted CCSO detectives when they gained access to a home in North Port on Granada Drive and found some of the stolen items from the Port Charlotte burglary.
Value of the items stolen from the Chamberlain Blvd. home amounted to $9,445. They included a safe, two handguns, several watches, a television, a Nintendo Wii, three laptops, clock radio, three cameras, and several gold and silver pieces of jewelry. Several of the items have been recovered by NPPD.
Detectives located the 16-year-old suspect, of North Port, at school and took him into custody for questioning of his part in the burglary with another North Port boy. The suspect was arrested and charged with Burglary, Grand Theft, and Grand Theft of Firearms. He was transported to the Charlotte County Jail, and then taken to the Department of Juvenile Justice center in Ft. Myers.