VERO BEACH, Florida – Earlier this morning, the Vero Beach Police Department received a call about a burglary near the Flamingo Laundromat on U.S. Highway 1.
As officers arrived, they saw several people in the parking lot of Flamingo Laundry. One man, who was later identified as 28-year-old Mark Edward Pritchard, of Vero Beach, was yelling profanities at everyone.
A witness told police that he saw Pritchard leaving the parking lot with something hidden under his shirt, and then hiding something in the bushes behind the building, according to the report.
In the bushes, officers found a purse that was stolen from a vehicle valued at about $200.00. Full Story »