Burglary Suspects Busted
June 12, 2013
Two more burglary suspects were arrested Tuesday afternoon as an investigation into recent vehicle burglaries continues in the Pensacola area.
Lucas Jenkins, 21, and Tonjas Dixon, 20, both of Pensacola, were arrested around at the Forest Creek Apartments on Patton Drive, according to Sgt. Kevin Christman.
Dixon was arrested on 21 warrants that included burglary, larceny, fraud, and grand theft vehicle charges. Jenkins was arrested on nine warrants that included burglary, grand theft, fraud and vehicle theft charges.
The Pensacola Police Department made the arrests in conjunction with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, which also is investigating the suspects. Representatives from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms also participated in the investigation.
Jenkins, Dixon and Marcus Johnson are suspects in vehicle burglaries that occurred between early May and June 1 in the Inverness, Cordova Park and Bayview Way areas. The majority of vehicles had been left unlocked.
Johnson, 20, of Pensacola was arrested June 1 on 21 warrants ranging from burglary to fraud, Christman said.
The investigation is continuing as detectives pursue leads on additional suspects.