Since March the Osceola Sheriff’s Office has been keeping an eye on the tourist corridor of West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway in Kissimmee as an increase in television thefts from vacation rentals began occurring. Detectives with the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office Tourism Policing Unit began surveilling 39 year-old Kristopher Aaron Monroe as a possible suspect.
On July 24th at 3am, Kristopher and 32-year-old Caitlin M. Harter were observed entering a room in the Wyndham Cypress Palms Resort, at 5324 Fairfield Lake Drive in Kissimmee and removing three flat screen televisions and placing them into the trunk of his vehicle with the help of Caitlin. When detectives attempted arrest Kristopher and Caitlyn Kristopher intentionally struck several law enforcement vehicles in order get away. After failing to get away, Kristopher got out of his vehicle and fled on foot. Detectives caught Kristopher and placed him under arrest along with Caitlin.
Both Monroe and Harter refused to cooperate with the investigation and were booked into the Osceola County Jail. Monroe was charged with Burglary to Unoccupied Dwelling, Grand Theft, Aggravated Assault on a Law Enforcement Officer, Resisting Arrest with Violence and Resisting Arrest without Violence. Harter was charged with Burglary to Unoccupied Dwelling and Grand Theft.
Anyone with information related to this case or any other similar incidents, please contact the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office at (407) 348-2222 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-8477, where information leading to a felony arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 dollars. https://crimeline.org/