Boynton Beach Condo rep charged with armed burglary, false imprisonment, aggravated assault

He allegedly entered an apartment without notifying owner and held a gun to the resident's head until police arrived.

Article Courtesy of The Palm Beach Post

By Alexandra Seltzer

Published July 23, 2010

After entering an apartment without notifying the owner and holding a gun to a man's head until police arrived, a representative of the Four Sea Suns Condominiums homeowners association was arrested Wednesday morning, police said.

Virgil E. Wilkinson, of Boynton Beach, was charged with armed burglary to an occupied dwelling, false imprisonment and aggravated assault.

The 64-year-old told Boynton Beach police that he entered one of the apartments because it had an "unusually high water bill" and wanted to check the apartment for leaks, while armed with a gun, the police report said.

Wilkinson told police he didn't think anyone lived in the apartment and heard someone in the bathroom.

James Korienek II, 44, who had lived there since 2009, was in the bathroom with the door locked when Wilkinson made his way in. Wilkinson called police, and held a gun at Korienek's head until the police arrived, the report said.

The apartment's owner, William Lenger, was called by police and confirmed that Korienek is allowed to be in the apartment while he was in Michigan.

He added that the only time Wilkinson is allowed to enter his 

Virgil E. Wilkinson, of Boynton Beach, was charged with armed burglary to an occupied dwelling, false imprisonment and aggravated assault. 


apartment without permission is in times of an emergency. And when police told him it was in reference to a water leak, Lenger said he did not have permission.

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