Manatee deputies catch house burglar in the act

January 13, 2014 

MANATEE -- A 45-year-old man was arrested on a burglary charge after deputies found him inside a house he had broken into, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Conrad Michael Dean was arrested shortly after 1 p.m. at a residence in the 400 block of Suwanee Avenue, in the Whitfield Estates neighborhood near Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

Deputies said Dean was seen breaking into the house.

"Upon deputies' arrival, Conrad was found inside the property in the rear. Conrad complied with lawful orders and was arrested without incident," the report states.

The property owner confirmed Dean was not allowed on the property.

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