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Burglar linked to crime by DNA

Boca Raton, FL – On March 24, 2013, Boca Raton Police officers responded to a report of a burglary to a vehicle at Boca Tanning, 2521 North Federal Highway. Two vehicles were broken into, however, only one victim wished to report the crime. The victim, Porter Fischer, told officers a .32 Beretta pistol, cash, gym clothes, electronics and documents were stolen from trunk and passenger compartment of his car. The car was processed and blood was found on the door handle beneath the broken car window. The blood was submitted for DNA analysis.

On December 10, 2013, the Boca Raton detective assigned to the case received the results of the DNA tests. The blood was identified as belonging to Reginald St. Fleur, an employee of Boca Tanning. On Wednesday, December 11, detectives met with St. Fleur and he told them he did not know about the burglary, does not know Fischer, and never touched anyone’s car. When investigators explained his blood was found on Fischer’s car, St. Fleur again denied any knowledge of the crime and he did not speak further with detectives.

Detectives arrested St. Fleur and charged him with armed burglary.

Arrested:

 

Reginald St. Fleur
DOB 06/07/1993
Boynton Beach, FL