May 31, 2010

Rosario Barrientos Went From The Dog House To The Jail House

Laredo, Texas (The Weekly Vice) - Rosario Barrientos, a 40-year-old Texas man, was arrested after he allegedly robbed two businesses and then hid in a doghouse.

According to the Laredo Police Department, officers received a call regarding a burglary in progress at a local restaurant. The caller told 911 operators she saw a man break a window to enter the restaurant which activated the building's burglar alarm.

Police arrived on the scene but found the suspect had fled.

Officers discovered that a cell phone business close to the restaurant had also been burglarized. Several phones and other items were stolen.

Witnesses gave police a detailed descriptions of the suspect and saw the man jumping over fences of nearby homes. Officers began a detailed search of the residential area and eventually found Barrientos hiding inside a dog house in the backyard of a nearby residence.

Barrientos was found to be in possession of several stolen items, including cell phones, chargers, food, candy, and cash.

Barrientos was booked into the Webb County Jail on a charge of burglary. He has been arrested 23 times before, including 5 times for burglary.

Haley Mattson
The Weekly Vice

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