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Brothers arrested after search warrant


Boca Raton, FL – On Thursday, October 13 members of the Boca Raton Police Department’s SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) Team and EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Team executed a search warrant at 3698 NE 4th Avenue.  After the SWAT Team secured the residence and the six occupants, they completed a search of the house and spoke with the occupants. 


One occupant, 17 year old Anthony Sasso, told detectives he committed several residential burglaries in Boca Raton, including one that occurred on October 9 at 430 NE 37th Street.  During this burglary, Sasso took jewelry, camera equipment, ammunition and a shotgun.  Sasso told detectives he traded the shotgun for marijuana.  Sasso also said he broke into 520 NE 35th Street on October 12.  Sasso was questioned about a third burglary that occurred at 530 NE 38th Street, because jewelry from this residence was found in his house.  Sasso denied committing this burglary, although he admitted he has a drug problem and may have forgotten this crime.  Sasso also confessed to stealing a motorcycle around September 2 at 33 East Camino Real.  Anthony Sasso also admitted to committing a burglary in Jupiter with his brother Richard, in which they stole a number of firearms, including a .22 caliber rifle found during the execution of the search warrant.


Detectives spoke with Richard Sasso Jr., who also confessed to the burglary in Jupiter.  Sasso told detectives they traded most of the firearms for marijuana.


Based on Anthony Sasso’s confession and the evidence recovered during the search warrant, detectives arrested Anthony Sasso and charged him with armed burglary, two counts of burglary, two counts of grand theft, grand theft of a firearm, petit theft, and three counts of criminal mischief and grand theft of a motor vehicle.  Richard Sasso is charged with grand theft of a firearm.  This investigation is ongoing and additional charges may be forthcoming.  If anyone has additional information, they are asked to contact Detective Rob Adams at (561) 620-6044.


sasso  rsasso

Anthony Sasso              Richard Sasso Jr
17 years old                  DOB 05/12/1988
Boca Raton, FL             Boca Raton, FL