[UPDATE] Abandoned Vehicle on Cap. Circle NE Leads to Arrests

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

[UPDATE] 6-29

The Florida Highway Patrol releases details about 3 arrests that caused traffic at Capital Circle NE and Miccosukee Road to slow to a crawl.

On June 28, 2011, at about 6:43 AM, Sergeant Paul Teslo observed an abandoned vehicle blocking Capital Circle NE and Miccosukee Road. Sgt. Teslo got out of his vehicle to check the vehicle. Sgt Teslo observed two individuals standing near the CVS Pharmacy Store located at 1805 Capital Circle Northeast, watching him intently.

Sgt Teslo asked one of the individuals whether he was the owner of the vehicle. The subject replied, yes and, Sgt Teslo asked him to walk to his location. Sgt Teslo observed drug paraphernalia on the subject, and a subsequent search of the individual revealed numerous retail items, taken from the CVS Pharmacy, stuffed in his pants. Further investigation revealed two additional individuals with retail items hidden on their person.

Sgt. Teslo with the assistance of Trooper Eric Bohin, was able to take the following individuals into custody for retail theft (felony):

1. Timothy Harris, a 49 year old male from Avondale Est, Georgia.

2. Shawnon Robinson, a 46 year old male address unknown.

3. Bertha Harris, a 45 year old female from Avondale Est, Georgia.

Timothy Harris and Bertha Harris were also charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. Bertha Harris was also charged with Violation of Probation.

Sgt. Teslo and Trooper Bohin were later able to determine that prior to shoplifting from the CVS Pharmacy the three individuals had committed a retail theft at the Circle K located on Monroe
Street and Sharer Road.

The stolen items recovered in this case totaled approximately $1000.00.


[UPDATE] 6-28 8:25am -

FHP reports that the area is clear as of 8:25am, but drivers should expect delays as the normal traffic flow resumes.


Tallahassee, Florida - June 28, 2011 -

The Florida Highway Patrol reported that a disabled vehicle in the road was blocking traffic at Capital Circle NE (SR-261) and Miccosukee Road. FHP arrived at the scene at 6:43AM.

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