Tale of stolen toys ends happily – Sun Sentinel
April 26, 2017 - storage organizer
The burglary was quite vicious — a trailer filled with toys for children battling cancer.
But an all-out bid by a lady who runs a substructure that owns a trailer led to a toys being recovered, and dual group in control indicted of a theft.
“I am ecstatically happy and we am so grateful to friends who indeed saw a trailer and called a Sunrise Police Department,” pronounced Silvia Vanni, co-founder and executive executive of a Mystic Force Foundation.
First thing Monday, a crony told Vanni that a trailer was not parked in a common place nearby her North Miami home.
“Our trailer that was stolen from a front of a residence in a guard-gated community,” she said.
Vanni spent a bulk of a day filing a military report, copy adult posters, job news outlets and blustering amicable media with images of a blank trailer.
The bid paid off Monday night, she said, with a call from Sunrise military that her foundation’s trailer was found in that city.
“I am so grateful to friends who indeed saw a trailer and called a Sunrise Police Department,” Vanni said.
The tip sent plainclothes detectives to a storage strew behind a residence in a 9100 retard of Northwest 25th Court, where they watched dual group unloading boxes, bags and bins from inside a trailer, according to detain reports.
The owners of a home in front of a strew had zero to do with a purported theft, Sunrise Police Officer Chris Piper pronounced Tuesday.
Dudley Merus, 30, of Miami and Endy Merus, 25, of North Miami, were taken into control during a scene, Piper said. The group are associated though accurately how is unclear, a officer said.
The dual were requisitioned into a Broward County jail. Both face a assign of grand burglary larger than $20,000 and reduction than $100,000. On Tuesday afternoon, they were any in a routine of securing a $5,000 bond, according to a jail website.
In a center of a night, Vanni went to where a trailer and her effects were found and “recovered everything,” Piper said. “The lady was really happy to get her things back.”
Vanni is a co-founder and executive executive of a Mystic Force Foundation, that raises income for cancer investigate and frequently sponsors fun nights during hospitals where donated toys are supposing for children with cancer.
“All of these toys assistance these kids who spend weeks and months during a time in-patient,” Vanni said. “They get to have fun and be kids for one night and forget all they’re going through.”
For Vanni, a bid is personal. She and her father launched a substructure after her son Salvatore died of neuroblastoma in 2011, one month bashful of his eighth birthday. He had initial been diagnosed during a age of 4.
Correspondent Jim Donnelly contributed to this report.