Johnathan Hewett

Florida man nabbed thanks to Florida tattoo on his face

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Johnathan Hewett was identified by his multiple tattoos and arrested on charges of burglary, grand theft and possession of a weapon by a felon. Judge Caroline Shepherd on Tuesday ordered the 25-year-old be held without bail on the burglary charge because he was released from prison in 2015.

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On March 21, Hewett is seen on surveillance video prying open the door of a home. Hewett took a gun, a Michael Kors watch and a counterfeit Rolex and left the home, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report.

The homeowner told investigators he knew Hewett as the friend of a former roommate who had been to the home before. The surveillance footage clearly showed his”red rum” tattoo, which investigators noted is “murder” spelled backward, according to the report.

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