Brother and sister duo arrested for robbing neighbor, pawning items | Crime
Winter Haven, Florida-- Winter Haven Police Department arrested a brother and sister duo for burglarizing a neighbor's home and pawning the items.
Police say 59-year-old Mary Zapata and her brother, 60-year-old Roger Branam, were arrested after Zapata entered a neighbors home, and took jewelry and other items.
Back on May 28, the day the burglary was reported, Police say another neighbor reportedly saw Zapata carrying a garbage bag from the back of the victim's residence, to her home.
According to WHPD, Zapata provided at least one of the items to Branam, who pawned the item and split the money he received.
Police charged Zapata with Burglary and Grand Theft, and Branam with Dealing in Stolen Property, Tampering with Evidence and Possession of Marijuana.