BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Way to go, Max! Boca Raton Police K-9 Officer “Max,” and his partner Officer
Lyman nabbed two 16 year olds Tuesday evening suspected of breaking into area cars and stealing things.
Police say it happened in the area of 150 East Boca Raton Road.
From the police report:
A perimeter was immediately set up and Officer Lyman and his K-9 Max and were called to the scene. Wilson informed officers that one of the suspects left behind one of his shoes. Immediately K-9 Max picked up on their scent and the two were located hiding in a doorway alcove of a building at 150 East Boca Raton Road.
Wilson was able to identify the suspects who were found in possession of a backpack with a GPS, watches, sunglasses, cigars and other items inside. Once arrested and brought back to the Boca Raton Police Services Department, the two teens admitted to breaking into Wilson’s car along with multiple other vehicles.
In the end, the two 16 year olds, Christopher Hayes and Brandon Myers, were arrested and charged with four counts of burglary to an unoccupied vehicle. The two were also charged with Grand Theft Greater than $300, but less than $5,000.