Man Arrested in Burglary at 103-Year-Old Woman's Home in Little Havana

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    A man was taken into custody after allegedly burglarizing a 103-year-old woman's home in Little Havana. (Published Friday, Aug 1, 2014)

    A man who allegedly broke into the Little Havana home of a 103-year-old woman was taken into custody early Friday.

    Neighbors said they called police after they saw the man breaking into the home at 729 Northwest 1st Street around 3 a.m.

    Man Arrested in Burglary at 103-Year-Old Woman's Home

    [MI] Man Arrested in Burglary at 103-Year-Old Woman's Home
    A man who allegedly broke into the Little Havana home of a 103-year-old woman was taken into custody early Friday. Neighbors said they called police after they saw the man breaking into the home at 729 Northwest 1st Street around 3 a.m. (Published Friday, Aug 1, 2014)

    Officers arrived and took the man, 57-year-old Carlos Palma Vidal, into custody at the home.

    Vidal was charged with burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and was being held on $12,500 bond Friday. It was unknown whether he has an attorney.

    Family members said the elderly owner of the home, Hildila Marquez, had been staying at her great-granddaughter's house and wasn't home at the time of the burglary.

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