October 16, 2011

Joseph Price - Santa Claus Burglar - Charged With Burglarizing Four Cars

Joseph Price Jail Booking Report

Deerfield Beach, FL (The Weekly Vice) - Joseph Price, 49, also known as the "Santa Claus burglar" was arrested Friday after he was captured on surveillance video burglarizing four cars.

According to the Broward County Sheriffs Office, an investigation was launched after a man who resembles "Santa Claus" was captured on security cameras burglarizing at least four cars.

Investigator obtained video that shows Price walking through a parking garage, checking for unlocked vehicles. He is also seen walking away from one vehicle with a blue Santa-like bag. The bag appears in the video to be full of his victims' personal belongings.

Police got a break in the case when they showed still-images of the man to several nearby residents. One of those residents called detectives back after seeing a man in the area that matched the description of the suspect.

Price was booked into the Broward County Jail on four counts of burglary and three counts of first-degree petit theft.

Danny Vice
The Weekly Vice

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