Social media tips lead to teen's arrest in Wekiva Island vehicle burglary

Teen charged with burglary, grand theft, criminal mischief


SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Seminole County deputies have arrested the teen they say was involved in a vehicle burglary at Wekiva Island.

Connor Mcbreen-Fasano, 17, has been charged with burglary, grand theft and criminal mischief after social media followers tipped deputies off to his identity.

Deputies said the victim reported her vehicle window was smashed with concrete while it was parked at the Wekiva Island boathouse on June 3.

Surveillance video showed Mcbreen-Fasano asking for a cigarette at Wekiva Island's bar and sitting at a picnic table. Mcbreen-Fasano was seen holding a rock and covering his face as he headed for the parking lot, according to deputies.

Deputies posted a picture on social media from the surveillance video and immediately began receiving a large number of tips identifying Mcbreen-Fasano as the person in the photo.

According to the report, investigators checked Mcbreen-Fasano's Facebook page to conduct a photo comparison and found he posted a photo of himself earlier that day wearing the same T-shirt that he was wearing when he committed the burglary.

Mcbreen-Fasano was arrested on Friday and booked into the Juvenile Detention Center.