PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) - The Pensacola Police Department said a 19-year-old has been arrested in connection to numerous vehicle burglaries.
Officials said the burglaries happened since Friday, October 25 in different locations in the city.
The next day, DiQuan Markese Adams was arrested and charged with multiple counts of vehicle burglaries, grand thefts, petit thefts and resisting arrest without violence. Police said more charges are pending.
Police believe two or more criminal groups are working the different areas, and that the burglaries were happening in the overnight and early morning hours.
They said the majority of the vehicles were left unlocked.
The areas the vehicle burglaries have occurred are as follows: Woodcliff Apartments at 4301 Creighton Rd., Sun Runner Apartments at 7171 N. 9th Ave., Chapins Landing Apartments at 711 Underwood Dr., Bay Oaks Apartments at 4344 Langley Ave. and the East Hill neighborhood.
During three of the vehicle burglaries, spare keys to the particular vehicle being burglarized were found and the vehicles were stolen. One vehicle has been recovered by police.
Authorities warn citizens to lock and remove valuables from their vehicle.
Also, please call the Pensacola Police Department if suspicious vehicles or persons are seen your neighborhood.
If you have any information on the vehicle burglaries, lease contact the Pensacola Police Department at 850-435-1900 or Sergeant Kristin Brown 850-435-1911.
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