Estero, Fla.- Two convicted design website burglars have been caught repeating history on Sunday, an arrest report revealed. 

Ramon Negron, 53, of Miami and Rayseld Hernandez-Rondon, 32, of Hialeah, are accused of stealing approximately $15,000 well worth of construction web-site equipment from Corkscrew Estates, a local community currently being designed off of Corkscrew Street. 

Lee County deputies noticed the two in a white van at the construction web page just prior to 1 pm.

In accordance to an investigator, Negron and Hernandez-Rondon attempted to go away the design website by way of a neighboring group but were being not able to because of to a fence lining the property.

Just after pulling the van in excess of, deputies looked up their driver’s licenses in a condition procedure.

The two ended up convicted of a prior 2018 burglary at a Bonita Springs development internet site. According to their reserving sheets from the 3-calendar year previous criminal offense, the two stole virtually $26,000 well worth of design tools. 

According to Lee County court docket files, Negron was supplied probation which was set to expire in 2022, even though Hernandez-Rondon expended 2-several years in jail. He was produced in March of this year. 

Immediately after confirming the duo’s identities, deputies canvassed the Estero building web-site. Deputies discovered a storage container with a lock broken into two parts on the ground close by. 

An employee with the development business did an stock of the container and identified many pricey items of products lacking, which includes a plate compactor, a saw and several batteries. 

Deputies claimed those identical lacking products have been identified within the suspect’s van. 

Several keys to development tools were also located inside of the van, like a established to a forklift that belonged to a piece of equipment onsite. Deputies believe that which is how the suspects ended up capable to load some of the stolen applications into their car or truck. 

Negron and Hernandez-Rondon had been arrested for theft of an unoccupied framework. 

Between steeply rising content costs and a snarled provide, design prices are skyrocketing. Sheriff Carmine Marceno created the Construction Distinctive Investigations Unit, which dedicates a workforce to resolving these sorts of crimes. Considering the fact that the device started in March 2021, 10 individuals have been arrested. 

“Our CSI device is having out there putting up trespassing signs on the job web sites, GPS trackers, digital camera systems so we can determine these people” mentioned Sheriff Carmine Marceno.