Suspect making it easy for cops: dropped cellphone and knit cap at 2 crime scenes


If he isn’t Florida’s most careless criminal — at least for the moment — he could be the most forgetful.

Not only did the suspect drop his knit cap at the scene of a murder, he left his cellphone at a robbery, according to police and witnesses.

With gifts like that in their evidence folder, Southwest Florida cops aren’t taking long to crack this case.

In custody: a 26-year-old Manatee County school bus driver who has been charged with two counts of home invasion robbery. An arrest warrant details how police were able to connect him to the crimes.

Clue No. 1: His cellphone was at one of the scenes.

Now Bradenton cops are awaiting some more evidence before adding to Ronnie Bundrage’s rap sheet, according to

The next charge could be murder.

One witness told police that a black knit cap fell off the shooter’s head during a struggle with a man who ended up shot dead.

Witnesses say the same man who committed the home invasions shot Juan Medina to death after the robberies.

Besides the knit cap and the phone, cops also found a case for a .40-caliber handgun at Bundrage’s home.

A .40-caliber bullet casing was found near Medina’s body.

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