Thursday, September 05, 2013
17-Year Old Charged With Burglary And Battery
Deputies were called to the residence of Duran Santiago after he had returned home and heard someone in his home. Santiago located 17 year old Jose Angel Lopez, Jr. hiding behind a dresser in one of the bedrooms in the house.
When Lopez saw deputies arrive, he fled the home. Hendry County K-9 units responded to the area and Lopez was located hiding in a field and taken into custody some distance from the home.
Lopez was arrested and charged with Battery, Burglary with Battery, and Trespassing and transported to the Hendry County Jail. At the request of Department of Juvenile Justice, Lopez was transferred to the Juvenile Assessment Center in Fort Myers.