The City of Titusville, Florida / Police / NewsLocal Adult, Juvenile Arrested Overnight for Prowling.
At approximately 9:00 p.m. Monday night (4/5/2010), an alert citizen called police after spotting two males putting a ladder up against the rear of the old Kmart building, 810 Cheney Hwy. When officers Nic Van Cott and Jeff Hector arrived, they located both suspects on the roof. The juvenile had a box cutter and flashlight on him.
The building is currently vacant. Titusville has experienced similar incidents in which burglars gained entry to a building through the roof, or suspects stole copper from air conditioners mounted on the roof.
ARRESTED: Alexander P. Heide, 19 of 4340 Garden St. Titusville.
ARRESTED: (Juvenile), 17, of Navajo Lane Titusville.
Both suspects charged with: PROWLING F.S.S. 856.021 -a 2nd degree Misdemeanor.
Titusville police encourages anyone spotting suspicious activity to call our non-emergency number at 321-264-7800, or Dial 911 for crimes in progress.