Crime

Manatee deputies arrest burglary suspect after chase

MANATEE -- A man wanted for a vehicle burglary Wednesday was arrested today, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Jose Mendoza-Ochoa, 44, was arrested after a brief chase that ended when deputies found him hiding in a shed in the 900 block of 61st Avenue Terrace East, Bradenton.

The pursuit started after deputies located him near the scene of Wednesday's burglary, in the 6200 block of 12th Street Court East.

Mendoza-Ochoa was charged with Wednesday's burglary, as well as another incident today. He also faces a charge of resisting arrest without violence.

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