The Sarasota County Sheriff's Office arrested Stephen A. Brewster, DOB 9/27/79, 7859 Holiday Drive, Sarasota, after a witness caught him breaking into a car early this morning.
As Brewster ran from the crime location, 5136 Camus Street, the victim called 9-1-1 and the witness followed him in his truck. Deputies spotted Brewster running east across Honore Avenue to the Target parking lot and took him into custody.
Brewster has been arrested 40 times, primarily for burglary, forgery and use of stolen credit cards. He was released from prison last year and was still on felony probation at the time of his arrest.