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Suspect in luxury car dealership break-in arrested again for similar crime

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Posted at 3:19 PM, Feb 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-21 17:19:45-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Hercule Brown, 22, the man suspected man of breaking into the Ferrari dealership of Salt Lake and causing damage to multiple luxury vehicles has been arrested again for a similar crime.

According to a probable cause statement, on Feb. 20, Brown was caught on remote security footage inside of a business. The owner of the business called police and when officers arrived, Brown allegedly fled on foot. The victim noticed multiple vehicle key fobs had been stolen from his business and mentioned specifically a "sparkly blue key."

Police were able to locate Brown and during a search, officers found the mentioned blue key along with several other key fobs in Brown's possession.

During the pursuit, Brown tossed a backpack while fleeing from police. Officers were able to recover the backpack and found a hammer whose face matched the tool marks left on the door of the broken into business.

Brown initially faced 29 felony charges in the first incident but adds another felony count for the second alleged break-in.