LONGWOOD, Fla. – After a months-long investigation, Longwood police say they finally caught the culprits behind a string of stolen car parts.
Officers said Charles David Melvin and Leana Marie Allen have stolen at least 20 catalytic converters within Longwood and were finally caught in the act on Monday.
According to an arrest report, an officer heard the sound of metal being cut around 1:40 a.m. while on patrol. He traced the sound to the area west of Bennett Drive on North Street, where he saw a silver Mercury Cougar making a right turn, the report reads. [TRENDING: HOA charges family $927 for trash on curb | Doctor faces hate crime charge in social distancing attack | Mandatory vaccines for first responders?] Keeping an eye on theRead more on clickorlando.com