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Drugged Bradenton man charged with burglary of occupied residence

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Drugged Bradenton man charged with burglary of occupied residence

MANATEE -- A Bradenton man was charged with burglary of an occupied residence after a victim said he entered an enclosed lanai at a home in the 3000 block of 49th Avenue West, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.

Jonathan Philbrick, 30, was arrested at 12:38 p.m. Thursday. According to a report, deputies responded to a burglary in progress and found Philbrick with no shirt on, camouflage shorts, no shoes, walking around the carport area. Philbrick complied to demands to place his hands behind his back and was placed in handcuffs.

According to the sheriff's office, Philbrick entered the lanai through a door in the carport and began rummaging through boxes. He also took a bottle of water and began drinking it.

Deputies said Philbrick was rambling incoherently and they noticed track marks on his arms near his elbows.

Asked what he was on, Philbrick told deputies: "A little bit of everything" and admitted to injecting heroin, popping pills and smoking crack cocaine, according to the report.

Philbrick was transported to Manatee Memorial Hospital and then jail.

Philbrick was charged with burglary of an occupied residence. He was held in Manatee County jail on $7,500 bond, according to the sheriff's office website.

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