MANATEE — A 26-year-old man has been charged in a burglary during which the cremated remains of the victim’s uncle were stolen, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
The burglary occurred Friday in the 1100 block of Yale Avenue. Also taken were two handguns, a video game system, a camera and other items.
The cremains have been returned to the victim, according to the sheriff’s office.
Luis Couvertier, who was arrested today on several burglary-related charges, was being held at the Manatee County jail on bonds totaling $40,000.