Winter Park homeowner chased 3 people accused of robbing home

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WINTER PARK, Fla. - Three people accused of targeting a Winter Park home were busted after the homeowner took matters into her own hands.

Andrew Reyes, Kenneth Morales and Yanice Ramirez are accused of stealing items from a home and then loading them into a U-Haul truck Friday night.

When the homeowner's father noticed a U-Haul truck parked outside their house, the homeowner rushed home and called the police.

"I need the police. Um, I, um have been broken into. Nobody's here now. They are, they are gone," the homeowner said in her 911 call.

Right after she hung up the phone, the homeowner said the trio then came back with the truck for more. She saw them in the moving truck and said she decided to take matters into her own hands.

"My mother's vehicle was right there, so I jumped in the car and proceeded to follow them," the homeowner said.

She followed them to Greenwood and Spring streets, about a mile from her home. Thanks to the play-by-play they got from the homeowner, deputies said they caught the suspects within minutes.

"I didn't even think twice about doing it, you know, I didn't think it was right what they did to me and I wanted them to be caught," the homeowner said.

It turns out that Ramirez lives just blocks away from the homeowner.

"Knowing they live in that close vicinity of where you live, of course you definitely feel violated," the homeowner said.

Deputies still haven't recovered the $10,000 worth of stuff taken from the home.

All three suspects have already bonded out of jail.