Georgia teens face charges in Gasparillia island spree
Englewood, Fla. - Four teens from Georgia are facing multiple charges in Charlotte County as a result of a series of incidents on Gasparilla Island this week.
On Sunday deputies took three separate complaints from victims on Gasparilla Island, each reporting the theft of a golf cart.
Wednesday deputies were called to another location on the island concerning the burglary of a boat and a battery on a person.
One of the victims told deputies that he caught four teenage boys on his boat the previous evening.
The victim said that three of the boys and a different fourth boy returned about 20 minutes later and confronted a second man, punching him which knocked him out.
As a result of the investigation into these incidents, detectives arrested one teen from Georgia, on three counts of grand theft of a motor vehicle, burglary and felony battery.
The other teens who also from the Georgia area were all charged with three counts of Grand Theft of a Motor Vehicle.