Deep Creek man arrested for pawning stolen goods
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. - Charlotte County Sheriff's detectives arrested a Deep Creek man this morning for pawning stolen jewelry taken in home burglaries across the county.
22-year-old Jordan Simon Johnson faces six felony charges, three counts of Dealing in Stolen Property, and three counts of False Pawn Information.
Charlotte County detectives were investigating two Port Charlotte home burglaries where more than $3,600 of jewelry was stolen.
Detectives searched the computer Pawn Finder system and several stolen jewelry items matched recent home burglaries and thefts in Charlotte County. Detectives obtained the pawn documents from 2-The Nines that matched several stolen jewelry items. Johnson’s photo ID and his thumb print were on the transaction document that he obtained $193 for the jewelry he sold.
Detectives also found several pieces of jewelry from another burglary Johnson sold to Cash for Gold. Again, his photo ID and thumb print were on the transactions that he received $105 and $65 respectively. The stolen jewelry was positively identified by the victims.