Vero Beach: Criminal Mischief Suspect Identified
From April 9, 2017 through April 12, 2017, Vero Beach Police Officers responded to Christ by the Sea Methodist Church at 3755 Highway A1A. This was in reference to three separate criminal mischief incidents involving large rocks being thrown through the church’s stained glass windows.
Vero Beach Police Detectives received information regarding a criminal mischief complaint involving a window at an Indian River County residence. Detectives identified the suspect in the Indian River County criminal mischief case as Keith Andrew McFarlane III. He is 17 and lives in Vero Beach. During an interview with Vero Beach Police Detectives, McFarlane acknowledged his involvement with the criminal mischief incidents at the church.
On May 2, 2017, Vero Beach Police Detectives obtained “take into custody” orders. It charged Keith Andrew McFarlane III with three (3) felony counts of criminal mischief to a church.