Press Release: On September 22nd, 2011, the Coach store at the Silver Sands Outlet was burglarized and approximately $300K worth of purses were stolen.  An improvised jamming device was utilized by the suspects to interrupt any alarms systems. 

During the course of the investigation, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office developed a suspect named Fabian Fabian.  Investigators interviewed Fabian and obtained additional suspect information.  It was determined that 4 suspects were involved with the burglary.  Fabian was arrested and admitted to creating the jamming device used in the burglary.  Several purses from the Coach store were recovered from his residence in Miami, Florida. 

On August 6th, 2013, a second arrest was made in connection to the burglary.  29 year old David Farias-Fadraga from Miami, Florida, was arrested and booked into the Walton County Jail on various charges related to the Silver Sands Outlet Coach store burglary.  Farias-Fadraga was charged with Burglary of a Structure, Grand Theft 1st Degree, Impairment of a Communication System to further a Burglary and Criminal Mischief, Damage Exceeding $1,000.  Farias-Fadraga is currently being held and the Walton County Department of Corrections on a $1,000,000 bond.