Punta Gorda man catches suspect in the act

Barry Miller

Punta Gorda man catches suspect in the act

CREATED Dec. 9, 2013

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. --   A Punta Gorda man, who watched as someone drove away with his work trailer, followed the suspect and detained him until deputies arrived early Monday morning. 
 
The victim told deputies that he was getting ready for work Monday morning when he saw someone driving away with his work trailer from his home. 

The victim got into his vehicle and followed the tail lights of his trailer until it eventually turned onto Argo Road, which is a dead-end street.

The suspect stopped his vehicle when confronted by the victim.
 
Deputies arrived in the area shortly thereafter and took Ismael Torres, 24, of North Port, into custody.
 

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