Sheriff's Office News Releases

Burglary Suspects Arrested

PUBLISHED:Tue December 20, 2016

Osceola County, Florida – On December 20, 2016, at approximately 754 p.m., Osceola County Sheriff’s deputies were flagged down by a victim of a conveyance burglary that just occurred in the area of Howard Johnsons (4985 West Irlo Bronson Highway Kissimmee, Florida). The deputies observed a vehicle matching the suspect description driving in the area of Kings Heath Road and attempted a traffic stop.

The vehicle driver Marcus Lee Casida (Arrestee) willfully failed to yield to the deputies attempts to stop the vehicle. Casida continued to elude deputies at a high rate of speed. The deputies were able to deploy spike strips and deflate the Casida’s tires. Casida crashed into another vehicle in the area of Rolling Oaks Boulevard and was arrested. Ms. Amber Marie Witherington?Rodriguez was also located in the vehicle and cooperated with the investigation. Upon further investigation it was determined that the vehicle was stolen out of Orlando, Florida. Both suspects were arrested for the below listed charges. No one was injured in the accident.

  • Marcus Lee Casida, 07/11/79
    810.02 4B BURG UNOCC VEH UNARMED812.014?2E PETIT THEFT >$100<$300
    810.06 POSS BURGLARY TOOLS
    812.014 2C6 GRAND THEFT AUTO
    316.1935 3A FLEE W/DISREG O/SAFETY 2PER/PR
    322.03 1 OPERA MOTOR/VEH W/O VALID DL
    316.1935 3A FLEE W/DISREG O/SAFETY 2PER/PR
    843.02 RESIST ARREST WITHOUT VIOLENCE
  • Amber MarieWitherington?Rodriguez, 10/16/80
    777.04 4D @ CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY/3rd Felony
    810.02 4B BURG UNOCC VEH UNARMED
    777.04 4D @ CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY/3rd Felony
    812.014 2C6 GRAND THEFT AUTO
    777.04 4D @ CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY/3rd Felony
    810.06 POSS BURGLARY TOOLS
    777.04 4F CRIMINAL CONSPIRACY/1st Misd
    812.014 2E PETIT THEFT >$100<$300