September 24, 2023
Christoper Scott Drummond

The son of a pair in The Villages arrested earlier this 12 months within the theft of apparatus from recreation facilities is going through new prices.

Christopher Scott Drummond, 33, who lives together with his mother and father at 688 Mincey Loop within the Village of St. Catherine, was booked this week on the Marion County Jail to face prices of housebreaking, grand theft and dealing in stolen property.

Drummond, who was arrested earlier this 12 months within the theft of Epson projectors from the Allamanda Recreation Middle and the Hibiscus Recreation Middle, is accused of working with an confederate to steal a Generac generator final 12 months from a house in Ocala. The home-owner discovered his generator on the market on Fb Market. He and his spouse went to the vendor’s residence. The husband distracted the vendor whereas his spouse used her cellphone to snap a photograph of the generator’s serial quantity. It matched the serial variety of their stolen generator. They contacted the Ocala Police Division. An officer interviewed the vendor who indicated that two males, one identified to him as “Chris” and the opposite referred to by his nickname of “New York,” have been “drug addicts” and infrequently tried to promote him objects, assembly him at a neighborhood Circle Ok, in line with an affidavit of possible trigger from the Ocala Police Division.

When Sumter County sheriff’s deputies have been investigating the theft of the projectors from the recreation facilities, Drummond’s mom instructed them her son had gone to “The Shores” space in Marion County to retrieve the projectors which had been bought. Drummond admitted he was accustomed to gear storage on the recreation facilities as a result of he continuously went there to play playing cards.

Drummond was beforehand convicted of armed theft and theft in New York.

A prison indigent type he stuffed out for Sumter County Courtroom indicated he has no revenue and is counting on the providers of the general public defender’s workplace for authorized illustration.

Drummond’s mother and father purchased their residence within the Village of St. Catherine in 2021 for $401,400.