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Georgia teens face charges in Gasparillia island spree

Barry Miller

Georgia teens face charges in Gasparillia island spree

CREATED Jul. 25, 2013

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.