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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Vanilla Ice Arrested For Burglary, Grand Theft Charges In Florida - Police Say


Vanilla Ice also known as Robert Van Winkle, was arrested in connection with a residential burglary that occurred sometime during December 2014 and February 2015, according to Lantana Police.

Police say Van Winkle played a role in the burglary and theft from a residence in the 100 block of North Atlantic Drive. 

He is currently renovating a home adjacent to the property in which the items were stolen, police said. 

According to police, furniture, a pool heater, bicycles and other items were taken from a home that is in the process of foreclosure.

A search warrant obtained for a property under Van Winkle’s care uncovered several of the stolen items, police said.

Van Winkle voluntarily met with Lantana police detectives to provide a sworn statement.

He was taken into custody and charged with burglary of a residence and grand theft.