Father and Sons Busted for Stealing Scrap Metal: Police

Miami man and sons arrested in Key Largo scrap metal theft

By Brian Hamacher
|  Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012  |  Updated 11:07 AM EDT
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Carlos Perez Jimenez (L) and Carlos Perez Eiroa

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A Miami father and his two sons are facing burglary and theft charges after authorities say they stole scrap metal from a Key Largo business.

Carlos Perez Jimenez, 41, 21-year-old Carlos Perez Eiroa and a 17-year-old were arrested Monday after they were spotted on property belonging to Upper Keys Marine Construction, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

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A deputy watched as the three entered and exited the property with various pieces of scrap metal and put it onto a trailer, authorities said.

When they were questioned, the trio said the metal had been placed near a dumpster as if it were being thrown out, authorities said.

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But the owner of the business told authorities that wasn't true and that the metal was on various parts of the property and not near the dumpster.

Sanchez, Eiroa and the teen were all arrested and booked into the Plantation Key jail. It was unknown whether they have attorneys.

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