Man arrested for allegedly stealing from a home

LAREDO, TX (KGNS) - A man is arrested for an alleged burglary that happened at a home in south Laredo last month.

Laredo Police arrested 34-year-old Ricardo Ercia Jr. In the case.

The incident happened this past December when authorities received a burglary call at the 400 block of Canones.

When police arrived at the home, the victim told officers the suspect had left in a Ford Ranger.

Officers spotted the vehicle a short while later and attempted to conduct a traffic stop.

Ercia refused to stop and sent officers on a brief chase.

Inside the vehicle, officers were able to find the items Ercia took from the home including a gaming console, cologne, and jewelry.

The case was turned over to the Crimes Against Property Division who were able to secure an arrest for Ercia.

Ercia was charged with burglary of a habitation.