Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives arrest a man with over $20,000 in stolen fishing equipment and $8,870 in cash.
BSO Dania Beach detectives assisted the Stuart Police Department in an operation related to a burglary that occurred in the City of Stuart. On Sunday, Feb. 21, the investigation led detectives to the Red Carpet Inn at 2460 W. State Road 84 in Dania Beach where the suspect, identified as Christopher Wolkoff, was staying.
During the investigation, detectives found the equipment being offered online and were able to recover over $20,000 in stolen fishing equipment and seize $8,870 in cash for forfeiture. Wolkoff was arrested and charged with grand theft and on a warrant for a violation of probation for robbery out of New York.
In addition, the Stuart Police Department is filing an arrest warrant for four counts of burglary and grand theft in excess of $70,000. Wolkoff remains in custody at the BSO Main Jail.
The investigation remains active and ongoing.