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Car burglary, phone call lead to pair's arrest

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Published:   |   Updated: March 18, 2013 at 03:56 PM

Two people were arrested Thursday on multiple charges after one of them was seen trying to break into a vehicle and the other was located through a call to a stolen cellphone.

Deputies responded to a vehicle burglary in progress early Thursday at 5337 Watson Road in Riverview after the owner observed a female entering his vehicle and fleeing on foot behind houses within the subdivision.

While heading to the location, deputies learned the victim was following the suspect's vehicle, being driven by Alexis Boyde. Deputies followed and, after conducting a traffic stop, found burglary tools and multiple bags containing GPS devices, game consoles, cameras and cell phones in the vehicle.

During the stop, a cellphone began to ring, according to the arrest report. A female deputy answered, believing the caller may be a victim whose cellphone was stolen.

Deputies said the caller, Dehaven Osley, thinking he was speaking with Boyde, instructed her to pick him up at the 7-Eleven at 11015 Bloomingdale Avenue.

When deputies responded to that location, Osley said he was waiting for Boyde to pick him up. Both Osley, 23, of Riverview, and Boyde, 23, of Tampa, where arrested on multiple counts of vehicle burglaries and grand theft.

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