Rash of attempted car burglaries in Pasco leave residents on edge

By Tim Wronka, Reporter
Last Updated: Sunday, November 26, 2017

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office is urging residents to lock their vehicle doors after a rash of attempted car burglaries. 

  • Rash of attempted car burglaries in Pasco 
  • Deputies search for suspects
  • Residents urged to keep car doors locked

The problem across Pasco County has kept some residents on edge. 

Deputies have arrested two people so far. A 17-year-old was arrested after a rash of break-ins in the Ballantrae Community in Land O' Lakes. 

A 49-year-old man, Stephen Titland, was arrested after tried to open a pickup that was actually an unmarked patrol car with the deputy sitting inside. 

Deputies said Titland tried to break into at least 7 vehicles in Trinity Oaks over the past few weeks. 

Detectives are still looking for others why may have been involved. 

Law enforcement agencies all over the Bay area recommend for residents to keep their car doors locked.