Police arrest man wanted for murder in Puerto Rico

North Bay Village arrest Jesus Rodriguez


NORTH BAY VILLAGE, Fla. – North Bay Village police on Thursday arrested a 27-year-old man who is wanted in a murder case in Puerto Rico.

About 12:39 a.m., police stopped a car with Jesus Rodriguez sitting in the back seat, investigators said. While walking Rodriguez to a police car, he shoved an officer and ran into North Bay Island.

Police found Rodriguez hiding in a cabana bathroom in the 7800 block of Miami View Drive, investigators said. A police K-9 apprehended him.

Rodriguez was treated for minor injuries, then arrested. He is being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center for the U.S. Marshals Service.

Police charged Rodriguez with burglary, resisting an officer with violence, and resisting an officer without violence.