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PUNTA GORDA POLICE ARRESTED FOUR CAPE CORAL SUSPECTS WHO WERE ALLEGEDLY ON THEIR WAY TO COMMIT A HOME INVASION ROBBERY IN PORT CHARLOTTE FRIDAY NIGHT.  A POLICE OFFICER STOPPED A CHEVY TRUCK WHICH DID NOT HAVE AN OPERATING TAIL LIGHT JUST BEFORE 10:30PM AND FOUND THREE OF THE FOUR PEOPLE INSIDE DRESSED IN BLACK CLOTHING WITH RED BANDANAS.  THE DRIVER, 22 YEAR OLD RICHARDSON DELVA, GAVE THE OFFICER VERBAL CONSENT TO SEARCH THE TRUCK.  HE FOUND A LOADED NINE MILLIMETER HANDGUN WHICH TURNED OUT TO BE STOLEN ALONG WITH A SAWED-OFF SHOTGUN WHICH APPEARED TO HAVE A BARREL FOUR INCHES SHORTER THEN ALLOWED BY THE STATE.  A RED BANDANA WAS WRAPPED AROUND THE HAND GRIP AND A DARK PILLOWCASE COVERED THE BARREL.  ALL FOUR SUSPECTS WERE TAKEN IN FOR QUESTIONING, AND SOME TOLD POLICE THEY WERE PLANNING A HOME INVASION IN PORT CHARLOTTE.  DELVA, 21 YEAR OLD VLADIMIR CASTOR, 19 YEAR OLD JAMES BENNETT, AND 20 YEAR OLD RAKIEM FLUDD WERE ALL BOOKED ON MULTIPLE CHARGES INCLUDING CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT ARMED ROBBERY.  DELVA AND CASTOR ARE BEING HELD ON $22,500 BOND, WHILE BENNETT AND FLUDD ARE BEING HELD WITHOUT BOND DUE TO THEIR EXTENSIVE CRIMINAL HISTORY.