Four Florida residents are expected to appear in court Monday morning, facing charges of breaking into numerous vehicles at area parks and trailheads in the Bozeman area.
According to the Bozeman Police Department, during the week April 27, 2020 a number of vehicles’ windows were broken out and personal property and identification were stolen.
Elmer Denardo Ellison, Andrea Latie Monroe, Xavier Avanti Taylor, and Joshua David Blair, all of Florida, were arrested and charged with felony criminal mischief and felony tampering with physical evidence.
The four are suspects in a multi-jurisdictional investigation of organized groups referred to as the “Felony Lane Gang.”
According to court documents, the Felony Lane Gang targets individuals across the country, stealing from vehicles, committing identity theft , fraud and forgeries. Members of the gang would reportedly steal mail, identification information and use victims’ IDs and credit cars to commit more crimes, like fraud or going