Wanted Man Hides Inside Luggage

A man wanted for a felony charge hides from the police inside luggage at his sisters home

Gonzalo Pedraza
Gonzalo Pedraza, Manatee County Sheriff’s Office

On Wednesday, March 1st, 33-year-old Gonzalo Pedraza was wanted for a felony warrant, police came searching at his sister's home, he hides in luggage in an attempt to evade the police.

Police who were investigating Gonzalo, spotted him entering his sister's home, he entered her home from the backyard and walked into her home, located at 14th Street East, Bradenton, Florida

The police arrived at Gonzalo's sister's home, they asked her if her brother was in her home, she stated that he wasn't there, the police then asked if they were allowed to search her home, she allowed them to enter her house.

As the police entered the sister's home, she had second thoughts about the decision, and tried to stop the police, she was subsequently arrested for obstructing the police.

The police used a K-9 unit to help search for Gonzalo, the police dog found Gonzalo zipped up in a piece of luggage, the police requested Gonzalo to exit from his hiding place but Gonzalo, refused, the police ordered the K-9 to aid in apprehending the suspect.

Gonzalo Pedraza was treated for dog bite injuries at Manatee Memorial Hospital before being arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest without violence.



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