Published: Dec 17, 2013 2:09 PM EST

CAPE CORAL, Fla.- A North Fort Myers man was sentenced today for two burglaries he committed in Cape Coral back on May 10, 2013, according to Cape Coral Police.

Ryan Patrick Fox, 31, was arrested for burglaries he committed on NE 7 St. and NE 23 Ave. by Cape Coral Detectives.

LCSO Deputies and investigators recovered a stolen vehicle containing items that were identified as property taken during these burglaries. Using forensic evidence recovered from the burglaries, Fox was identified as the suspect in the burglaries as well as the stolen vehicle. The cooperation by investigators resulted in property being recovered quickly and a suspect in crimes from both jurisdictions to be identified and apprehended.  

Fox was sentenced to 15 years in the Department of Corrections, with a Career Criminal Designation of a Prison Re-Release Offender. His sentence also included maximum penalties for his 3rd Degree Felony and Misdemeanor charges.