Published: Dec 29, 2011 4:11 PM EST
Updated: Dec 29, 2011 4:13 PM EST

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a central Florida robber wrote an apology to his victims, saying he broke into their cars on Christmas Eve to feed his crack cocaine habit.
    
Kissimmee police say 22-year-old Renault Fernandez-Escapa became remorseful within hours of his arrest Saturday on multiple charges, including car burglary. Police say his pockets were filled with stolen coins and a wallet when they arrested him.
    
Fernandez-Escapa's letter states Christmas Eve is a time to be with loved ones. And that's exactly where he says he should've been instead of searching for unlocked cars to steal items to fund his drug habit.
    
The Orlando Sentinel (http://thesent.nl/uwFMmx ) reports the man told police he was smoking crack because he no longer has contact with his family.
    
Records show he's been previously charged with burglary.
    
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Information from: Orlando Sentinel, http://www.orlandosentinel.com

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