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Burglary of Port Orange Business brings Local Case to Texas.

Thu, Jun 18, 2020 at 1:25PM

Written by Kristen Schmutz

Belden Communications News

 

According to a release sent out by Port Orange Police Department, a local business, Global Health, and Research Technologies Inc., located on Oak Place, reported equipment and property valued in excess of $1 Million were stolen back on June 10.

 

Port Orange Police Department Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and began the investigation.

 

The case was assigned to Detective Ben Benezette, who was assisted by Detective Sergeant Steve Nagy and Detectives assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division. Through testimonial and physical evidence, suspects were quickly identified along with information the equipment may be in the process of being relocated to the Southwestern United States. Detectives worked diligently to locate the suspects and the stolen property.

 

On the morning of June 12, 2020, it was determined suspects and the stolen property may be located in the vicinity of Tyler, Texas. Port Orange Police Detectives coordinated efforts with the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Texas Rangers, and the Smith County Sheriff’s Office to locate the stolen property and suspects. Through joint efforts, the stolen property was recovered, and three subjects were taken into custody. The associated charges at this time are as follows:

 

Nathan Silva, 29, was charged locally with Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure and Grand Theft in excess of $100,000 (via arrest warrant). Texas charges reference possession of cannabis and possession of an open container.

 

Bronwyn Yearwood-Stinchcomb, 19, was charged locally with Burglary of an Unoccupied Structure and Grand Theft in excess of $100,000 (via arrest warrant).

 

Wendy Silva, 49, Texas charges reference Possession of Stolen Property.

 

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.


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