A 28-year-old Bradenton Beach resident was arrested by Holmes Beach Police Department officers June 17 for allegedly burglarizing a relative’s Holmes Beach home June 11.
According to the probable cause affidavit, John Wallace was arrested for felony grand theft and felony burglary. He is accused of entering the relative’s home without permission and stealing two boat motors valued at $800 and clothing valued at $1,100.
Police say Wallace took the relative’s house key from another relative and entered the residence twice to steal. He then sold the property at clothing stores and two pawn shops.
According to the report, Wallace admitted to taking the items during an interview with police.
He was arrested without incident and booked into the Manatee County jail on $9,000 bond. According to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office jail website, Wallace remained in custody as of Islander press time.
He is scheduled to be arraigned at 9 a.m. Friday, July 5, at the Manatee County Judicial Center, 1051 Manatee Ave. W., Bradenton.