'Undressed' Man Helps Cops Catch Serial Burglar: Pembroke Pines Police

An undressed man running down the street led to the arrest of a serial burglar and his two accomplices in Pembroke Pines, police said Thursday

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    An undressed man running down the street led to the arrest of a serial burglar and his two accomplices in Pembroke Pines, police said Thursday. NBC 6's Steve Litz reports. (Published Thursday, Feb 27, 2014)

    An undressed man running down the street led to the arrest of a serial burglar and his two accomplices in Pembroke Pines, police said Thursday.

    Police say they received a 911 call around 7:20 p.m. Wednesday of a man seen running undressed in the Century Village community at 13255 Southwest 7th Court.

    Officers found the undressed man, who said his home had just been burglarized, while police stopped a green minivan that was seen leaving the area, police said.


    The victim said he was at home when he saw the suspect inside his home, and the suspect took off running. Despite being undressed, the victim gave chase through a golf course and near a fire station until he saw the suspect get into the green minivan, police said.

    The suspect, 52-year-old Sergio Alejandro Ramirez-Rodriguez, is believed to be responsible for several burglaries in the community in the past few months and has been arrested numerous times for burglary dating back to 1986.


    The other two suspects, 49-year-old Bennett Bowen and 46-year-old Heriberto Ramos, were charged with loitering and prowling.

    Police are expected to give more information on the arrests at a news conference later Thursday.