HOLMES BEACH — Two men have been charged with burglary after being found sleeping in a rental property they had not paid to use, according to the Holmes Beach Police Department.
Scott Francis Petrelli, 47, and Guy Vincent Massiello, 58, were arrested at a home in the 4000 block of Fifth Avenue in Holmes Beach, according to the report.
Officers went to a rental home around 12:30 p.m. Monday and found Petrelli and Massiello sleeping in the back porch. Police reported no one was supposed to be in the unit.
An officer woke both men and learned they had used the electricity, cable TV, propane grill, pool and shower for up to nine days. Police reported the unit rents for around $350 a day and neither Petrelli or Massiello had paid.
Petrelli was being held in Manatee County jail on $3,000 bond and Massiello was being held on $1,500 bond, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office website.