Dayonte Resiles: Boca Police arrest burglar in Mercedes

BOCA RATON, Fla. - Boca Police say on Wednesday, January 22 at about noon, a resident in the 600 block of SW 5th Street called a Boca Raton Police sergeant and told him a young male wearing a fluorescent traffic vest knocked on his door and asked for a "Mr. Alexander," and said he was looking for 700 SW 5th Street.

The caller described the male and the brown Mercedes, which he had parked in the driveway.

Responding officers saw the vehicle in the driveway of 801 Elderberry Way and as it drove away, one officer followed it.

Police say the driver drove through the neighborhood, committing several traffic violations before the officer attempted a traffic stop. The driver did not initially stop. However, after driving down several streets, he was forced to stop behind a boat on a trailer, which was obstructing the roadway, according to police.

Police say officers made contact with the driver, Dayonte Resiles, who was wearing a bright green shirt and traffic vest.

Investigators say the caller identified Resiles as the male with whom he spoke at his front door.

Officers arrested Resiles and charged him with loitering and prowling and resisting arrest without violence.

Officers say they found a window punch in Resiles pocket and black and yellow gloves in the center console of the car.

Officers say they also found a woman's watch and $1,003 in cash in the center console, as well as a jewelry scale, laptop computer, camera, an iPad, and a large amount of jewelry placed throughout the passenger compartment of the car.

Officers say they confirmed that the items belonged to a resident on Elderberry Way, where officer found the rear slider to the home smashed.

The resident identified the items as hers according to police. Officers also charged Resiles with burglary to a residence, possession of burglary tools and obstruction.

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