CORAL SPRINGS, FL – A 23-year-old man was behind bars on Thursday after he allegedly tried to break into cars and then found himself held at gunpoint until Coral Springs police arrived, a police report said.
When police arrived and arrested Cory McMahan of Margate on Aug. 30, they found credit cards on him and next to him – as well as a monitor on his ankle for his probation for a previous burglary charge, the report said.
McMahan, who worked at 4 Rivers Smokehouse, was charged with three counts of burglary/theft from auto as well as petit theft and violation of probation.
The report was hard to follow because it was heavily redacted to protect victims.
What is clear is that the incident started when a resident noticed on his Ring video app that someone was rummaging through his car.
The resident and his wife confronted the alleged burglar who then took off, and they followed the alleged burglar.
Moments later, the alleged burglar was held at gunpoint but it’s not clear if the resident or someone else pulled out the gun.
Once police arrived, they detained the alleged burglar who was later identified as McMahan.
It’s also not clear how many cars McMahan is accused of breaking into, but he was arrested on three burglary/theft from auto charges.
McMahan was held at Broward County Jail on a $2,000 bond on each of his three offenses, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.
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