Specific: an answer Florida Homeowners He is furious that his $8 million mansion has not led to any arrests since becoming the site of an unauthorized, caught video house party nearly two months ago.
“I’m shocked that basically they’re on video in my house, and they’re just getting away with it,” the owner told Fox News Digital on June 17 at his palatial Santa Rosa Beach property, which saw more than 200 revelers. attracted .
“They were helping themselves with my fridge, my clothes, my jewelry, my bag,” said the mother of four, who asked to be withdrawn.
She and her husband, an oil executive, and their children, were out of town when a mob of mostly teenagers reportedly broke up.
As music plays and uninvited guests drink, the foyer of the five-bedroom, eight-bathroom home was transformed into a boxing ring for a match, cellphone clip shows.
According to the owner, the rowdy crowd helped themselves to a $1,500 bottle of Ace of Spade Champagne and other prized wines and liquors from the couple’s collection.
Photos and videos posted Snapchat, Instagram and TikTok Show the trespassers enjoying the sprawling 6,442 property – their faces are clearly visible.
The house was accessed through accordion doors facing the backyard in the exclusive watercolor subdivision. The interlocutors broke three locks.
According to Cory Dobridnia, public information officer for the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, the ringleaders advertised the party five days before the incident through a flyer circulated on social media.
When security appeared, the crowd dispersed, with few attendees swiping souvenirs – $3,500 Yves Saint Laurent purse, including a football signed by former Colts quarterback Peyton Manning, and a PlayStation 4.
The family found their home in disarray and their daughter’s American doll collection was scattered on the roof. the property was listed $7,950,000 . zillow for Rejected before ragger.
The owner is stunned that those in attendance—including a football player at a local high school who she says can be seen running away with one of her precious purses in the footage—didn’t slap the cuffs. has gone.
The daughter of a local politician was also identified in several photos of the party posted on social media, but faced no consequences, the enraged owner told Fox News Digital.
“A lot of these kids in the photos and videos are local. They’re football players and cheerleaders, and I’ve heard nothing of them happening to me,” she said. “They’re all claiming they didn’t know the house was broken into.”
He termed this as absurd, pointing out that the main light in the house was not on and that everyone ran away when they saw security after complaining about the noise.
He said the teenagers clearly knew they were trespassing because if they were guests, they would not behave the way they did. They tried on her bathing suit, her husband’s Super Bowl ring, and smoked cigars at the in-home movie theater.
Captain Dustin Coson of the Walton County Sheriff’s Office criminal investigation The bureau said it understands the owner’s frustration, but investigations take time.
He told Fox News Digital that more than 50 party-goers have been identified and interviewed — many of whom have come forward himself.
He said that many of them were invited on social media and did not realize that they did not have permission to be there. “We need to be able to prove intent in the theft.”
The investigation has yet to identify the kingpins and officials await the outstanding summons for social media records.
He said the footage of the teenage football player with the black bag is not conclusive. Investigators cannot prove that it was the same black bag that was taken from the house when all that was visible was a strap on his shoulder.
“We don’t arrest 200 people who come to a house party,” he explained. “We’re looking for people who planned a party, burgled or robbed property.”
Officials asked the public at the Walton County Sheriff’s Office (850)-892-8111 or . requested to contact Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers At (850)863-tips with any info.