CAPE CORAL POLICE DEPARTMENT
Public Affairs Office
1100 Cultural Park Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33990
Officers Use Forensics to Catch Burglar
(February 14, 2013)- Cape Coral Police have arrested David James Marrs, 19 of 4507 SE 14th Avenue, on charges of Burglary and Grand Theft stemming from a February 10th break in at a Shell Gas Station.
On February 10th between 1am and 5am, a suspect attempted to pry the back door of the Shell gas station at 4403 Del Prado Blvd South. When they were unsuccessful, the suspect went to the front door and broke the front door to gain entry to the convenience store.
Once inside, the suspect stole cigarette cartons, lighters, lottery tickets and $500 cash. Upon leaving the store, the suspect dropped a few cigarette cartons on the ground.
Officers arrived and began investigating the crime. The dropped cigarette carton was taken for evidence and processed for fingerprints by Forensic Technicians. A latent print was recovered from the cigarette carton which belonged to David James Marrs.
Officers went to Marrs' home to question him. There, they found cigarette cartons, lighters and lottery tickets. Upon further questioning of Marrs, he was arrested on charges of Burglary, Grand Theft and Criminal Mischief.
David James Marrs 01/18/94 4507 SE 14th Avenue Cape Coral, FL 33904