The City of Titusville, Florida / Police / NewsFive Arrests made in Searstown Mall BurglariesTuesday, May 12, 2015
Titusville Police Detectives have arrested five juveniles in connection with the May 2nd
, 2015 Searstown Mall burglary in which four businesses inside were burglarized.
Hours after the burglaries were discovered, an alert officer spotted a knife stolen from one of the businesses on a suspicious person he had checked out with. Detectives were able to confirm that the knife was an item stolen from the Eagle Talon Sharp store inside the mall. That led to several leads and charges on six local juveniles, five have been arrested, and Michael Leon Owens
, 17, of Titusville remains at large.
Most of the property that was stolen from the businesses has been recovered. All the juveniles are from Titusville. Below are their names and charges:
- Taparee Tyrell Shelton, 15, five counts Burglary, two counts Theft.
- Malik Jawon Thomas, 14, five counts Burglary, Theft
- Xavier Jerard Gamble,14, five counts Burglary, Theft
- Lakeyse Lamar Gamble, 12, five counts Burglary, Theft
- Kendall L. Jarvis, 14, Burglary, four counts Armed Burglary, two counts, Grand Theft, Theft