Arrest made in Charlotte County home burglary spree

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Blake Guild

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. A man wanted in connection to 24 home burglaries was arrested Thursday.

Blake Guild, 27, is facing 64 charges, including grand theft and armed burglary, related to a string of break-ins at mostly unoccupied seasonal homes over the past five weeks.

Charlotte County Sheriff’s deputies took him into custody at about 5 p.m. on Grayton Terrace after a tip led them to an area near Peachland Boulevard. Deputies searched for about four hours in the surrounding neighborhood and wooded areas.

The sheriff’s office didn’t release a full list of the charges he’s facing.

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