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6 teenage thieves steal $200,000 from home before buying gifts for their mothers and gold teeth

By Mason White 2:53 PM July 3, 2017
The suspects
The suspects
By: Mason White

(Scroll down for video) Six young teenagers are in trouble after breaking into a home, and stealing cash, a Porsche and two handguns.

The teenagers of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, threw the .38-caliber Ruger pistols away in a garbage can inside a mall and they abandoned the Porsche Cayman.

They then used the $200,000 cash on jewelry and gold teeth, as well as luxury cars for themselves and their mothers.

One suspect bought permanent gold teeth, a gold chain and a gold bracelet.

He then bought an $80,000 Dodge Challenger Hellcat as a gift for his mother and he put it in her name. He also gifted his brother with a $25,000 2009 Mercedes C300 which was purchased in his brother’s name.

Another teen told police he used bought a vehicle for himself and he gave $40,000 in cash to his mom.

Yet another suspect said he bought a Audi A4, as a gift for his mother, police said.

The homeowner, Brett Browning, of North Hutchinson Island, reported the burglary to police. The teenagers had entered his home through an unlocked backdoor.

They found the guns on a table and the cash was inside a safe that was in the kitchen. The Porsche was parked in his garage.

Officers found the Porsche with some of the items that Browning had been kept in the safe, along with paperwork that belong to one of the thieves.

One of the teens was arrested one week later. After a two month investigation, police arrested the teen’s 5 friends.

The thieves were identified as Michael Bush, 14, Joshua Sargeant, 14, Shomari Smith, 14, Rural Scott, 15, Jeremiah Laplace, 15, and Walter Walker, 16.

They were charged with burglary and grand theft. Some of the teens are being held without bail while others are being held on $250,000 bail.

Four of the teenagers admitted to their involvement in the home invasion and spending the cash, one teen denied being part of the crime, but his fingerprints were found in the Porsch, according to police.