Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Teens aged 14-16 'steal Porsche, $200k, blow the cash on gold teeth and sport cars for their moms'
Six teenage boys, aged between 14 and 16, are accused of stealing a Porsche and $200,000 during a Florida burglary - before blowing the cash on gold jewelry and teeth, and high end cars for themselves and their mothers. The teens; Rural Scott, 15, Jeremiah Laplace, 15, Michael Bush, 14, Joshua Sargeant, 14, Shomari Smith, 14, and Walter Walker, 16, all from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, were charged with burglary and grand theft this week,Daily Mail reports.
A St. Lucie County Sheriff's report said the group, who each have a long rap sheet despite their young ages, were all in custody in other jurisdictions in connection with other crimes when they were arrested Monday following a two-month investigation.
The group later confessed to the police that they had already spent the cash on flashy jewelry, gold teeth and cars for themselves. Several of them also splashed out on cars for their mom and other relatives.. One of the teens claimed that he used his share of the money to buy mom an $80,000 Dodge Challenger Hellcat and his brother a $25,000 2009 Mercedes C300.
He also bought gold teeth for $11,000; a gold chain for $10,000 and a gold bracelet for $3,500.
A second teen said that he bought himself a four-wheeler and gave $40,000 to his mom.
A third teen said he purchased a new Audi A4 for his mother and a fourth teen said that he had been robbed of his share of the loot while in Fort Lauderdale. As for the guns, one of the teens reportedly threw them into a garbage can at a mall in Fort Lauderdale.