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Man arrested trying to break into home

Boca Raton, FL – On Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at about 3:40 in the morning, Boca Raton Police officers responded to a burglary to a residence in the area of 1000 Spanish River Road.

The victim told officers he and his wife were awoken by a noise coming from the patio, which surrounds the apartment. The victim looked through the sliding glass door and saw a male reaching his arm through the screen, attempting to unlock the patio door. The suspect saw the victim and ran.

Officers checking the area located a male at 900 South Ocean Boulevard. The suspect, identified as Jean Saintilus, matched the description given by the victim and his wife. Saintilus told officers he was walking from his home near 1500 SW 2nd Avenue and was going to the beach. The victim and his wife identified Saintilus as the person trying to enter their patio.

Officers arrested Saintilus and charged him with attempted burglary. Saintilus has previously been arrested for loitering and prowling.

Arrested:

 

Jean Gerard Saintilus
DOB 07/03/1985
Boca Raton, FL