Burglary suspects busted in Indian River Co.

Deputies caught a couple trying to break into a gas station in Indian River County, according to the sheriff's office.

A deputy was on patrol when an alarm from the BP Gas station at 1999 9th Street SW went off and heard two people going into the woods.

Deputies set up a perimeter and another deputy and his K-9 partner caught Jimmy Strickland, 47, who resisted arrest and Grace Daley, 56, both of Vero Beach, the sheriff's office said.

"During this state of emergency, we will not tolerate criminal behavior. Our deputies have been working hard throughout the storm to keep everyone in our county safe and we will not let those with criminal intentions take advantage of the good, hard working people of Indian River County," Indian River County Sheriff Deryl Loar said in a statement.

Strickland and Daley were charged with felony attempted burglary and felony criminal mischief. Strickland was also charged with resisting, the sheriff's office said.

Both were taken to the Indian River County Jail with no bond.

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