Williston Burglary Traced to South Florida Flea Market
Williston, Fl- July 4th was a bad day for Frankie Lane and employees of Lane's Yardware, it was punctuated with a break-in...something that's only happened 3 times since the store opened more than 40 years ago.
No one saw them taking power tools off the shelves of the home improvement store in Williston.
Filled with sympathy but no answers at the time, Williston Police Chief, Dennis Strow reached out to the store's owner Frankie Lane.
Chief Strow stated, "I made him a promise that the Williston Police Department would do anything in our power to bring resolution to this case and I think we're fulfilling our end of that obligation."
But part of the jigsaw puzzle was solved when the goods turned up at a flea market in South Florida.
Lane says he estimates that the value of the property stolen from his store is worth about $20,000.
A team of investigators including Detectives from the Williston Police Department arrested Alexei Peredes, Michel Marzo, and Rafael Mustelier in connection with the crime.
Some of the other items recovered from the Opa Locka Market had serial numbers on them that can be traced back to seven different counties in Florida and as far away as California.
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