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Teen thief makes off with $6K in sunglasses from Mercedes before he’s caught with drugs in his possession: Cops

Authorities in Florida say a teen made off with a stash of high-end accessories when he broke into a luxury vehicle in the St. Petersburg area last week.

According to WFLA, 19-year-old Mark Linde was arrested on suspicion of burglary. He was also allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana at the time.

Police reports indicate surveillance camera footage captured a subject break into a Mercedes-Benz parked in the community of Coffee Pot Bayou.

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Linde was named as a suspect in a theft that included a wide array of fashion sunglasses from designers including Tom Ford, Yves Saint Laurent and Chrome Hearts.

The stolen merchandise is valued at an estimated $6,000 combined. Linde also allegedly made off with $200 in cash from the theft.

According to court documents, he is expected to face criminal charges including two counts of burglary and one count of possession of marijuana.

Officers with the St. Petersburg Police Department arrested him, according to WFTS. He was booked into jail with bond set at $10,000.

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[Featured image: Mark Linde, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office]