Pinellas Park Police nab fleeing auto burglary suspect - WFLA News Channel 8

Pinellas Park Police nab fleeing auto burglary suspect

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Harrington, 19, is being held without bond at the Pinellas County Jail. Harrington, 19, is being held without bond at the Pinellas County Jail.
PINELLAS PARK, FL (WFLA) - A 19-year-old Bay area man already on probation was arrested early Sunday on auto burglary charges.

Brian Keith Harrington Jr. is being held without bond at the Pinellas County Jail. He is facing four counts of vehicle burglary and a violation of probation charge.

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According to a Pinellas Park Police Department report officers responded to a call in the 5800 block of 86th Ave. just after 3 a.m. A witness reported seeing a young male breaking into several vehicles in the area.

A perimeter was set up and a K-9 Unit was deployed to catch the suspect who ran from the scene on foot. Harrington was eventually located by the K-9 at a private residence in the 8800 block of 58th Way North.

The suspect was found hiding inside of a pick-up truck parked in the driveway of a residence. He was arrested without incident.

Evidence and witness statements were collected and Harrington was arrested and charged. The report states the suspect has an extensive juvenile record and was placed on felony probation one month ago for several burglary convictions.

Harrington has been arrested three times this year alone. Additional charges may be filed as the investigation continues.
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