SEPT. 18, 2019 | 9:53 A.M. | PORT ST. LUCIE–In the height of hurricane season, a man is accused of taking a crowbar and destroying hurricane impact windows at a new home leaving the residence vulnerable to storm damage.
The police arrested Terrence Brisson, 65, of Bella Vista Way and charged him with burglary to a dwelling, trespassing, and 24 counts of criminal mischief /damage to property.
Police went to the victim’s residence after receiving reports of extensive property damage to the home. Police learned Brisson, who is a contractor, used some of his own money to build the home prior to the victim taking possession of the home.
According to the police, Brisson, without getting permission, entered the home on Sept. 13 using a crowbar because he was owed money by the victim.
Brisson walked around the outside of the home smashing the hurricane impact windows with the crowbar, according to the police. He damaged several panels to the garage doors. He also climbed a ladder and damaged the chimney roof end caps, the police said.
The damages are approximately $39,000. Brisson is being held at the St. Lucie County Jail.