Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Woman Charged with Burglary, Auto Theft

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Woman Charged with Burglary, Auto Theft

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Byline: Dan Scanlan, Times-Union staff writer

A burglary alarm summoned police early Monday to N. Florida Auto Inc. at 9909 Beach Blvd., but the officers at first found only a broken window.

But when a car started driving away slowly with its lights out, police stopped it and found it was being stolen.

Now a 21-year-old Mandarin woman is under arrest on charges of auto theft and burglary in the case, police said.

Police were called to the business at 2:26 a.m. and saw a beige 1994 Mercury Grand Marquis cruising out of the lot as they drove in and ordered the driver to stop. A check of the building found someone had smashed a side window, crawled in and stolen a handful of car keys and two temporary license plates, one of which was being filled out when they stopped the car.

Police recovered 18 keys and the two paper license plates.

Following are the crimes and other incidents reported recently on the Southside, according to the Jacksonville Sheriffs' Office:

BURGLARY:

5500 block of St. …

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