Broken cop car window adds to burglary suspects charges
Sat, 30 Mar 2013 19:32:54 GMT —
A 25-year-old was arrested for not only burglarizing a home, but for attempting to escape police custody in San Benito.
While being loaded into a patrol unit, Juan Balderas broke the car TMs rear window by kicking it.
According to police, Balderas continued to struggle with the officer for a few minutes before being taken to the city jail.
The 25-year-old was a suspect to a burglary that happened at a home on Charlotte Street.
San Benito police received the call about the burglary around 9:48 a.m. on Thursday.
When authorities arrived on the scene, they found the home had a broken window and electronics scattered outside.
A description of the suspected burglar was sent out.
Officers spotted Balderas, who matched the suspect TMs descriptions, a few streets away.
He was charged with burglary of habitation, criminal mischief and resisting arrest.
His bonds totaled $65,000.