On December 20, 2016, Port St. Lucie Police arrested Diamond Keonsha Martin and her 11 year old female accomplice on burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and grand theft after she broke into her neighbor’s house and stole Christmas presents and other items.
On Monday, December 19, 2016 at around 11:55 pm, Port St. Lucie Police went to the 400 block of SW Fifer Avenue for a burglary report. The victim told police that they suspected that someone had broke into her house because there was items out of place. Police went into the house and noticed that there was a broken window and several items were out of place and missing. The victim looked around and told police that there were several presents missing along with a jewelry box, several pieces of jewelry, check book, toiletry items, wine, gallon of milk, comforter, gift cards, candy, perfume, and other miscellaneous items.
Police conducted a neighborhood canvas and found a witness who saw Martin carrying items from the area of the burglary. Police made contact with Martin at her house, located in the 500 block of Halkell Avenue. During the investigation police located the stolen Christmas presents and the other stolen items inside Martin’s house. Police also learned that Martin and her 11 year old accomplice committed the burglary. Police were told that the 11 year old used a brick to break out a window at the victim’s house. The 11 year old went into the house then unlocked a door for Martin to enter. While inside the victim’s home, Martin and the 11 year old took the property then went back to their house.