Sheriff: Missing Bradenton man located, arrested

September 3, 2013 

MANATEE -- A man who went missing after ingesting a large amount of medications has been located and charged with domestic battery, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

John A. Mehalko had been missing since about 11 p.m., after he got into a fight with his brother.

The sheriff's office on Tuesday morning said Mehalko had been located.

The sheriff's office website listed Mehalko, 49, as being charged with domestic battery. He was being held without bond.

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