Bronson Man Arrested for Filing a False Report

MEDIA RELEASEDate: June 29, 2010Time: 4:45 PMBronson, Florida-On June 24, 2010 Investigator Jay Crooms arrested Thomas Rutkowski for filing a false report. On June 5, 2010 Rutkowski reported to the Sheriff’s Office that unknown person(s) broke into his shed and stole a flat screen 42″ television valued at $ 1,297. The investigation revealed that Rutkowski was renting to own the TV from Farmers Furniture and he was behind on his payments. Rutkowski fabricated a lie that his TV was stolen in an endeavor to defraud his insurance company. Rutkowski was arrested and transported to the Levy County Jail.Defendant:Thomas Rutkowski6930 NE 100 CourtBronson, Fl.W/m, 52###


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