Video of burglars at the home of a deceased in Bradenton
The Bradenton Police Department released surveillance video captured when burglars were at the former home of Bradenton attorney Edwin “Eddie” Mulock.
Mulock died in May aged 78, and the burglary happened at 2:13 a.m. Monday, the same day of his funeral, his son Lance Plowman said on Facebook.
Mulock’s son gave officers the surveillance video when they arrived at the scene just after 7 a.m. It shows two men indoors wearing medical gloves and masks. According to the police, they entered the house through the patio door.
The men covered the cameras as they walked through the home, taking small electronic devices and several bars of silver.
Police said the suspects appeared to be males between the ages of 18 and 26 and around 5 years old Feet 9 inches tall.
Police suspect the same men later stole a Volvo SUV from the home of a neighbor who lives down the street.
The SUV was following a silver sedan that police believe was involved in the burglary. The Volvo was seen at 3:15 a.m. traveling southbound at the 2600 block of 1st Street W. Police later located the vehicle on Saturday at the 1200 block of 3rd St. E in Bradenton.
The investigation into the burglary is still ongoing. Bradenton Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the men.
If you have information about this case, contact Detective Todd Freed at 941-932-9370. Or you can email information about this or other cases to [email protected].
To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $3,000, call Crime Stoppers (toll-free) at 1-866-634-8477 (TIPS) or send an anonymous e-tip through manateecrimestoppers.com.