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BSO calls arrests in string of car burglaries a 'secured win' for victims

2 arrested in Dania Beach after smashing car windows, deputies say

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DANIA BEACH, Fla.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office said they have "secured a win" with the arrest of two people who they believe broke into eight vehicles Friday in Dania Beach.

At about 8 p.m. Feb. 3, the burglars smashed the windows of eight vehicles that were parked near Eliyahu Hanavi Beit Midrash Synagogue, in the 2600 block of Stirling Road, and stole items including drivers licenses', credit cards and a GPS system, deputies said.

Detectives later discovered that about an hour after the car burglaries Jamal Meyers, 29, used one of the victim’s credit cards at the Chevron gas station at 345 N. Federal Highway, deputies said.

Deputies said Deneisha Bruce, 23, tried that same night to buy $100 worth of food from a Pizza Hut with one of the stolen credit cards, and then attempted to buy about $500 worth of items from a Fort Lauderdale Walmart.

Meyers and Bruce were arrested Friday in connection to this case  on charges of burglary and credit card fraud.

Bruce was given a $3,100 bond and released Saturday. Meyers was given a $7,400 bond and remains in custody.