Police in West Palm Beach arrested a Miami-Dade man with three cell phones stolen At the SunFest Music Festival.
Jose de la Caridad Garcia Montolungo27, by police officers under a theft charge the elderly.
Reports said the value of the stolen phones was estimated at $3,800 Palm Beach Post.
At about 9:30 p.m. Friday, police officers working for SunFest began receiving complaints from concertgoers on the festival’s southern stage about cell phone thefts, the news outlet explained.
According to Palm Beach police, some witnesses reported seeing people moving through the crowd at the concert and stealing phones.
An officer stationed outside the stand saw a man who matched the suspect’s description. When he approached García Montolongo, he saw him throw three iPhones to the floor.
The arrest report said the person “confessed to trying to get rid of the phones when he saw the authorities because he knew it wouldn’t look good and the police would think he stole them.”
Garcia Montulongo is being held in the Palm Beach County Jail and is being held on a $4,500 bond. However, the police told reporters that the investigation of the theft is still ongoing, and arrests and other charges are still pending.
For two years, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the SunFest Music Festival has not been held, an event that usually attracts more than 100,000 people at this time.
Last December, two Cubans were Charged with theft of goods and theft of state property For the theft of 500 iPhones at Miami Airport, worth half a million dollars.
Recently, another Cuban, The key piece in that case is because he was an employee of the company where the cell phones were stolen fromFinally, he was caught responsible for providing information about where phones are kept, changeovers and everything needed to carry out the theft.
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