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Burglary suspect arrested after running from police while being interviewed

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Alex Fuentes Jr. Alex Fuentes Jr.
WACO - A 19-year-old has been arrested after he ran from officers while being interviewed in connection with a reported burglary.

Alex Fuentes Jr. has been charged with evading arrest and possession of marijuana under 2 ounces for the incident. He also faces a charge of burglary of a habitation.

Waco police were called to a home in the 1500 block of Shepherd at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on a reported burglary. Officers arrived and found that a video game system, clothing, two TVs and other items had been taken.

During interviews, a suspect was developed, and during a check of another home, some of the items were recovered.

A description of the suspect and a possible vehicle was put out, and the car was spotted on South 11th, near the Kate Ross Apartments, and later stopped.

Police say as officers were interviewing Fuentes, they noticed an odor of marijuana. He then ran and officer chased after him. Fuentes was caught and then taken into custody.
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