MANATEE -- A man was arrested on multiple charges early Wednesday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Austin C. Westenberg, 21, was arrested at 4 a.m. Wednesday. According to a report, a deputy found Westenberg stealing copper wire in the 1800 block of Palma Sola Boulevard in Bradenton. Westenberg fled but was caught soon after. Deputies say the amount of wiring taken from the victim was 2,880 feet and cost approximately $7,000 to replace.
According to a report, Westenberg faces charges of grand theft, felony criminal mischief, resisting arrest without violence and possession of burglary tools.
He was being held on bonds totaling $26,000, according to the sheriff's website.