The Coral Springs Police Department arrested six burglary suspects today during two separate incidents.
At approximately 10:06 a.m., a concerned resident called police to report that there are three females in the area of the 3800 block NW 78 Way acting suspicious. Police arrived in the area and set up surveillance. Officers observed the females knock on several doors in the area. Officers stopped the female suspects and discovered a large amount of jewelry, money and other property on their person. Investigation revealed that they burglarized a residence at 3881 NW 78 Way.
The females are identified as Gaudencia Renteria, 17, of Pompano Beach, Elizabeth Mora, 15, of Pompano Beach and Maria Ortega, 21, also of Pompano Beach.
All three are being charged with burglary residence, possession of burglary tools, grand theft and loitering and prowling. In addition, Ortega is also being charged with possession of cannabis and two outstanding warrants for no valid drivers license and battery.
During a separate incident at approximately 11:30 a.m., a concerned resident at the 4200 block of NW 67 Terrace called police to report that there was a suspicious vehicle occupied by three males driving slow through the neighborhood. The resident also advised that one of the males knocked on his door asking him if he had seen his dog. The resident advised that a short time later the same individual returned and asked him if he had seen his cell phone. The officers arrived and located the vehicle in the area. Inside the vehicle the officers located a stolen television, jewelry and game system that was stolen from 6746 NW 43 Place that morning.
The males are identified as Michael Augustin, 20, of Lauderdale Lakes, Brandon Palm, 17, of Lauderdale by the Sea and Dovaun Fuller, 18, of Lauderdale Lakes.
All three are being charged with burglary residence and grand theft.
Once again, thanks to concerned citizens getting involved by making a call, the police where able to take six burglars off the street and recover the victim’s stolen property.