Four Arrested Following String Of Car Burglaries
Four people are in jail accused of burglarizing at least six cars across Marion County.
Tammy Bloodsaw, 31, of Pompano Beach, Gary Burgess, 26, of Pompano Beach, Alfred Bridgett, 30, of Delray Beach and Christopher Whitehead, 30, of Pompano Beach are charged with six counts of auto burglary and petit theft.
Witnesses told Ocala police officers that all four were seen in a black Dodge Avenger fleeing each of the areas.
Police said the crew burglarized one car at the Marion County Dog Park, two more cars at the City of Ocala Aquatics Center, 2390 SE 36th Ave., another car at Ritterhoff Park, 1410 SE 17th St., and two more cars at the College of Central Florida, 3001 SW College Road. Police said in all cases, the six took wallets, purses and other small portable items.
Police pulled over the black Dodge Avenger, which is a rental car, on Interstate 75, just south of SR 200. Police searched the vehicle and found numerous identification cards, driver's licenses, credit cards, checks and other personal documents belonging to the victims in these cases.
The Lake City Police Department, Gainesville Police Department and the Alachua County Sheriff's Office are also investigating more possible victims.
Bloodsaw, Burgess, Bridgett, and Whitehead are held in the Marion County Jail without bond.
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