Two Suspects Arrested For Burglary Of Molino Tax Collector’s Office

February 4, 2015

Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the October 2014 burglary of the Escambia County Tax Collector’s Office in Molino.

Bruce Lovon Purifoy, 43, and Duriel Vidle Armour, 38, both of Pensacola, were charged with first degree felony burglary and felony criminal mischief with property damage for theĀ  October 4, 2014, burglary that was caught on surveillance video.

During the break-in, Purifoy, Armour and a third suspect not yet arrested, attempted to disable the alarm system and used long pry bars to break open the doors of the Tax Collector’s Office in the Molino Community Complex on North Highway 95A. according to an Escambia County Sheriff’s Office arrest report. Both the building and ATM suffered extensive damage.

Purifoy and Armour are facing numerous additional charges for similar burglaries in Escambia County and Pensacola. Purifoy remains in the Escambia County Jail with bond set at $260,000; Armour is jailed with bond set at $200,000.


6 Responses to “Two Suspects Arrested For Burglary Of Molino Tax Collector’s Office”

  1. area resident on February 5th, 2015 5:24 am

    I agree with Oversight. We not only pay to feed and house the criminals, we had to pay for the building repairs (we pay for the insurance, etc.). But then, it is the hard-working tax payers who even think about the consequences when things like this happen. Evidently, we’re not paying them enough to stay home! Those checks need to stop NOW. Either we pay them to stay home, or we feed and house them in jail!

  2. Duke of Wawbeek on February 5th, 2015 3:21 am

    Tax Rebels or Idiots?

  3. Oversight on February 4th, 2015 7:56 pm

    Yep… easy money for this bunch; NOT! The taxpayers will now foot the bill to house and feed these two, while their buddy is running loose.

  4. Beegee on February 4th, 2015 3:59 pm

    Obviously they weren’t thinking…….

  5. traumaqueen on February 4th, 2015 11:10 am

    @Melodies4us My thought exactly? Don’t these people realize that there are camera’s everywhere?There is no way someone is going to get away with this kinda crime. I just can’t fathom how utterly stupid and bold criminals are these days.

  6. melodies4us on February 4th, 2015 8:18 am

    What were they thinking?