Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested two men Tuesday for burglary and stealing items from four boats docked at Weston's Resort, 985 Gulf Blvd., Englewood.
Stephen Thomas Sharpe, 24, 214 Bignonia Ave., Polk City, (formerly of Charlotte County) and Robert Edwin Clinton, 43, 5497 Gillot Blvd., Gulf Cove, were charged with harged with four felony counts of burglary to an unoccupied conveyance (boat), three counts grand theft and two counts dealing in stolen property.
They were jailed on no bond.
Stephen Thomas Sharpe
CCSO received four boat burglary reports Monday at the resort marina. Items stolen from three boats included eight fishing rods/reels; tackle box, cast net, landing net, filet knife, fish markers, and a trolling motor. Total value of all stolen items was $2,285. The fourth boat entered was the CCSO Marine Unit boat; however, nothing was stolen as all items well secured.
Detectives said Sharpe sold several items to a man on Annapolis Lane in Rotonda who did not know they were stolen. CCSO obtained a search warrant for Clinton's home and car and reportedly located numerous stolen items.