Titusville, FL – Four Juvenile “Porch Pirates” Arrested

December 15, 2018

Titusville, FL (December 15, 2018) – Four juveniles in Titusville were arrested on theft charges on Friday, December 14th.  The Titusville Police Department announced the arrests, made in connection with several reports of packages being stolen from front porches in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

The juveniles ranged in age from 15 to 17.  All of them were charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, dealing in stolen property and theft.

Officers say that this is not the only case of “porch pirates” in Brevard County.  In late November, a man from West Melbourne was also arrested after taking packages from a porch in the area.  Police have warned that packages left on doorsteps from online shopping orders present the most opportunistic target for thieves.

Theft Laws in Titusville

If you are charged with a theft crime in Titusville and surrounding communities, you could be looking at jail time, fines, probation, community service and more.  Additionally, being convicted of a crime involving theft is generally frowned upon by Titusville, FL - Four Juvenile "Porch Pirates" Arrestedemployers and schools because.  Theft is a crime of dishonesty that tends to reflect poorly on your record.

If you are facing at charge of theft, including larceny, dealing in stolen property, grand theft, petit theft and more, you should secure the best possible legal representation that your can. An aggressive Florida criminal defense attorney is a key component to ensuring that your theft charge does not end up affecting you for the rest of your life.

At Musca Law, our experienced attorneys have handled cases involving all types of Florida theft crimes. We will ensure that your rights are protected throughout every step of the criminal justice process.  For a free consultation regarding your case, please call 800-687-2522.

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