Lehigh Acres accused burglar arrested after tip helps locate him
A man caught on home surveillance while smashing a door in has been arrested.
On Thursday, Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Alain Sandin, 33, for breaking into a Lehigh Acres home on 4th St. W.
Sandin faces charges for Burglary (Unoccupied Dwelling) and Larceny (Grand Theft Of Items Valued At $300 Or More But Less Than $5,000).
On Monday, Sandin appears caught on surveillance committing the crime that Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers shared on social media. An anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers helped law enforcement locate Sandin and make an arrest.
🚨 #CrimeAlert ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY
The individual in the video was involved in a burglary of a dwelling, which occurred on 4th St W on March 25. The vehicle involved was an older model purple Chrysler PT Cruiser. If you can identify the burglar call 1-800-780-TIPS (8477) pic.twitter.com/3QsFCQPTQU
— SWFL Crime Stoppers (@SWFLCrime8477) March 28, 2019