Sarasota Co. Sheriff announces arrest in armed burglary

Officials Seek Help to Identify Suspect in Preak-In

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office has announced an arrest in a break-in that ended with a man pulling a blade on a woman.

The incident occurred April 22. The victim reported hearing a loud noise in her garage at the Volaris Live Oak Apartment complex on Cattleman Road. When the victim opened the entry door to her garage, she discovered the suspect standing inside the garage holding a large fixed blade. The suspect warned the victim not to speak before he fled.

Deputies were unable to find him when they arrived on scene. They did, however, uncover surveillance footage of the man looking under doormats in the complex.

After sending the surveillance footage to the media, tipsters identified the subject as Taylor White-Best. He was arrested Friday evening and has been charged with Armed Burglary and Aggravated Assault.

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