(March 16, 2017) - Officers responding separately to an armed burglary call and a traffic crash learned that the two were connected, leading to the arrest of three people.

On March 15th at approximately 8:50pm, Cape Coral Police responded to an armed burglary in the 200 block of SW 3rd Terrace. A neighbor had alerted the victim to a Hispanic male and two white females smashing a window at the residence and leaving in a white Ford Crown Victoria. The neighbor had also heard the trio talking as if they had a gun.

On a separate simultaneous call, officers responded to the 1500 block of Andalusia Boulevard for a one car traffic crash involving a white Ford Crown Victoria. The officers responding assisted the three occupants, identified as Jesus Mendez (DOB: 3-12-98), Alexis Correa (DOB: 6-9-01), and Misty Vicente (DOB: 7-11-03). While aiding them, officers observed Mendez handling a bandanna with something wrapped inside it. Mendez threw the bandanna into the backseat, and a loaded revolver fell from the bandanna to the floor behind the driver's seat.

The three were detained, and further investigation revealed that they matched the description of the burglary suspects. A purse belonging to Correa that had been left at the burglary scene was also located. Mendez, Correa, and Vicente were all charged with armed burglary of a dwelling and criminal mischief, with Mendez additionally charged with carrying a concealed firearm without a permit and driving without a valid license. Mendez was transported to the Lee County Jail, and Correa and Vicente to the Lee County Juvenile Assessment Center.

ARRESTED: Jesus Mendez, W/M, DOB: 3-12-1998, of 1006 NE 9th Terrace, Cape Coral FL. CHARGES: Armed Burglary of a Dwelling, Criminal Mischief, Carrying Concealed Weapon w/o License, Driving w/o Valid License CR#: 17-004713, 17-004716

ARRESTED: Jesus Mendez, W/M, DOB: 3-12-1998, of 1006 NE 9th Terrace, Cape Coral FL.
CHARGES: Armed Burglary of a Dwelling, Criminal Mischief, Carrying Concealed Weapon w/o License, Driving w/o Valid License
CR#: 17-004713, 17-004716

ARRESTED: Jesus Mendez, W/M, DOB: 3-12-1998, of 1006 NE 9th Terrace, Cape Coral FL
CHARGES: Armed Burglary of a Dwelling, Criminal Mischief, Carrying Concealed Weapon w/o License, Driving w/o Valid License
CR#: 17-004713, 17-004716

 

NO MUGSHOT AVAILABLE

ARRESTED: Alexis Correa, W/F, DOB: 6-9-2001, of Cape Coral, FL
CHARGES: Armed Burglary of a Dwelling, Criminal Mischief
CR#: 17-004713

 

NO MUGSHOT AVAILABLE

ARRESTED: Misty Vicente, W/F, DOB: 7-11-2003, of Cape Coral, FL
CHARGES: Armed Burglary of a Dwelling, Criminal Mischief
CR#: 17-004713

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