Three teenagers were arrested in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries in a Bradenton neighborhood over the weekend, according to the Manatee County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies were called to a parking lot at the Bayshore on the Lake community on Lake Bayshore Drive just before 1 a.m. Saturday when a resident saw three people trying to enter unlocked vehicles, according to the sheriff’s office.
When they arrived, deputies saw two 17-year-old boys and an 18-year-old man, Deontae Mcfarland, burglarizing three vehicles, according to the sheriff’s office.
All three were arrested without incident.
One of the 17-year-olds confessed to the burglaries, according to the sheriff’s office.
Investigators believe the three arrested may be involved in other recent vehicle burglaries.
Deputies contacted victims of the vehicle burglaries.