WCSO: Teen burglary suspect arrested after fleeing to Israel
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (WEAR) —
A juvenile wanted on more than a dozen felony charges is back in Walton County. According to a report from the Walton County Sheriff's Office (WCSO), he was picked up by the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA) trying to fly back into the country
Seven suspects were thought responsible for more than 50 car burglaries in Walton County in September, which included five stolen handguns from unlocked vehicles. Three of the guns were later recovered.
Six arrests were made regarding 49 vehicle burglaries that occurred between August and September 2017.
One additional suspect was identified as Elden Moshae Boskila, 14, but he left the country for Israel before investigators could reach him for questioning, according to the arrest report.
More than 20 warrants were issued for Boskila's arrest.
On Sunday, Dec. 17th, Boskila was identified by TSA Agents at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas trying to get back into the country.
Houston Police Department took him into custody and he was booked into the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department.
Boskila was extradited to Walton County on Friday, Dec. 22nd on 44 charges, including multiple counts of armed burglary, burglary, and grand theft of a firearm.
This information is public record based on the suspect's charges, which are felonies.
Walton County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that they chose to publicize this information based on the severity of Boskila's crime and his criminal record.