Three people accused of burglarizing a Macy's in Miami Beach multiple times over the past month have been arrested.
The trio was captured Thursday after police say they attempted another burglary. The Macy’s was closed on Thursday, and a loss prevention manager said he saw former employee Travis Holmes, 30, and Caudrey Mack, 25, come into the store with an access code, according to the arrest affidavit.
Once the duo was inside, they saw other employees and tried to leave the store, police say. The loss prevention manager told police he got in between the Holmes and Mack and the exit. Holmes then grabbed the manager and threw him to the ground before leaving the store, police said.
The manager told police he followed the two outside and saw a white Nissan fleeing while Holmes and Mack ran.
Police caught up with Holmes on the 900 block of 17th Street, and he confessed, police say. "'I’m sorry. I used to work for Macy’s, so I use the codes to get in. I know that my friend Mack and I shouldn’t have gone in there,'” police quoted him as saying.
Police captured Mack in the 1700 block of Jefferson Avenue. "I’m sorry for making you guys chase me," Mack told the officers, according to the incident report.
The white Nissan was later found in a parking lot on the 1100 block of 17th Street, police said. When officers approached it, they said they found Anterika Simmons, 25, in the driver’s seat. Simmons was taken into custody after officers found she was driving with a suspended driver’s license.
Police say that Holmes and Simmons both confessed to the Thursday burglary plus two other burglaries of the same Macy's store. Mack also confessed to two other burglaries to the same store, police said, both allegedly committed with Holmes and Simmons.
The trio was charged with one count each of burglary of a dwelling with assault or battery, burglary of an occupied structure, and resisting arrest without violence.
Mack was being held on $23,500 bond Friday, while Simmons was being held on $7,000 bond. Holmes was being held without bond. It’s not known if any of the three have retained an attorney.
Macy’s declined to comment on the arrests. "As this is an active police investigation, all inquiries should be directed to the police department," the retailer said in a brief statement.