Manatee deputies arrest burglary suspect

MANATEE -- A burglary suspect arrested early this morning is responsible for numerous vehicle break-ins, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Michael Stallings, 32, of Sarasota, was arrested after deputies responded to a burglary in progress in the Bayshore Condominiums in the 2200 block of Sunset Drive. A K9 dog traced Stallings to the 5700 block of 25th Street West, where he was arrested, according to a news release.

"Numerous burglaries were found," a news release states. "A large amount of property was recovered."

Stallings was being held at the Manatee County jail on four burglary charges, on bonds totaling $25,000.