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Armed intruder seen on multiple videos arrested in Homestead

HOMESTEAD, FLA. – The search for an armed intruder, who was captured on video has come to an end.

On Saturday, 7News was notified that 18-year-old Omaris James Walton was taken into custody by the Homestead Police Department overnight.

Walton was captured on multiple surveillance and Ring cameras attempting to break into homes and vehicles throughout different Homestead neighborhoods.

According to detectives, they were able to follow up leads which lead them to a family member’s home in Opa-Locka. They were able to close up on Walton which gave him no choice but to authorities.

Walton did cooperate with detectives.

He has been charged with two counts of armed vehicle burglary, one count motor vehicle burglary, and two counts of motor vehicle burglary attempts.

The Homestead Police Department would like to thank the residents of the communities effected who came forward by providing the Ring camera videos.

Alfred Duncan

Alfred Duncan is a senior editor at The South Florida Daily, where he oversees our coverage of politics, misinformation, health and economics. Alfred is a former reporter and editor for BuzzFeed News, National Geographic and USA Today.

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