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Sumter Deputies Arrest Suspects in String of Burglaries

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BUSHNELL – Sumter County deputies have arrested two suspects who they say are responsible for a string of burglaries that occurred between April 4th and April 5th according to a press release.

Deputies responded to a home near Hunt Avenue in Bushnell at approximately 5:25 am on April 5th in reference to a car that had been burglarized.

Upon arrival, deputies spoke with the victim who stated that someone had broken into their vehicle and stolen items sometime overnight.

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During their investigation, deputies discovered numerous other burglaries had occurred during that time period including five vehicles, a boat, and a carport.

The burglaries occurred at various locations on Hunt Avenue, Broad Street, and Highland Avenue.

Reports show that a total of $800 worth of property was stolen and the suspects left behind $1,000 worth of damage.

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One victim managed to capture the suspects on video surveillance footage which showed the two men stealing a cooler.

Using the video, detectives identified the suspects as 20-year-old Miguel Garibay and 20-year-old Gavin Weaver.

Garibay and Weaver were located, arrested and transported to the Sumter County Jail.

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Garibay was charged with 5 counts of burglary to an unoccupied conveyance (vehicle), 4 counts of petit theft, 1 count of grand theft, 1 count of burglary to an occupied dwelling (home), and one count of criminal mischief.

Garibay was released on April 8th after posting a $46,000 bond.

Weaver was charged with 1 count of smuggling contraband into a detention facility, 1 count of possession of marijuana, 1 count of grand theft, 1 count of burglary to an occupied home, 4 counts of petit theft, 5 counts of burglary to an unoccupied conveyance, and 1 count of criminal mischief.

Weaver was released on April 8th after posting a $39,000 bond.

 

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