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Date of Issue: July 16, 2008

Man arrested for alleged auto burglary

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Ricky S. McKinnon, 40

Bradenton Beach police recently arrested a man suspected of a third offense in as many months.

Ricky S. McKinnon, 40, of Sarasota, was arrested July 5 near the trolley stop at Coquina Beach. He is facing a charge of auto burglary, a third-degree felony.

McKinnon allegedly took a cell phone from an automobile parked near the south boat ramp at Coquina Bayside.

McKinnon was arrested in Manatee County for trespassing in April and petit theft in May. Court records indicate he pleaded no contest to the trespassing and petit theft charges, both misdemeanors.

On the auto burglary charge, McKinnon was scheduled for arraignment on Aug. 15. He was being held in the Manatee County jail with his bond set at $10,000.

NewsManatee.com contributed to this report.