14-YEAR-OLD SUSPECT FLEES TO ISRAEL; ARRESTED AT HOUSTON AIRPORT UPON RETURN TO US
For Immediate Release
January 2, 2018
DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla— A juvenile wanted on more than a dozen felony charges is back in Walton County after he’s picked up by the Transportation Safety Administration trying to fly back into the country.
Seven suspects were thought responsible for more than 50 car burglaries in Walton County in September, which included five stolen handguns from unlocked vehicles; three of the guns were later recovered.
Six arrests were made regarding 49 vehicle burglaries that occurred between August and September 2017. One additional suspect was identified as Elden Moshae Boskila, 14, but he left the country for Israel before investigators could reach him for questioning. More than 20 warrants were issued for his arrest.
On December 17th Boskila was identified by TSA Agents at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas trying to get back into the country. Houston Police Department took him into custody and he was booked into the Harris County Juvenile Probation Department.
Boskila was extradited to Walton County on December 22, 2017, on 44 charges including multiple counts of armed burglary, burglary, and grand theft of a firearm. This information is public record based on the suspects charges, which are felonies. Walton County Sheriff’s Office has chosen to publicize this information based on the severity of Boskila’s crime and his criminal record.