A man facing murder and auto theft charges in Miami-Dade was arrested in Palmetto area Sunday morning, according to the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
Manatee County deputies arrested Carlos Deltoro, 36, about 9:30 a.m. after responding to a report of an assault in Palmetto.
Upon their arrival, deputies conducted a basic investigation and learned that DelToro had entered the victim’s home uninvited, and struck her with a bat. Deputies located DelToro in the backyard, according to the sheriff's report.
Both deputies were in full uniform and directed DelToro to stop, but he fled on foot. After a one-block chase, they closed on him. One of the deputies discharged his electronic stun gun without effect. He then finished closing the gap and drive stunned DelToro.
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DelToro actively resisted by pulling the hair of one deputy, and tearing a pocket on the other deputy's uniform.
After the arrest, it was discovered that DelToro was armed with a large folding knife. Miami-Dade warrants for a stolen vehicle and murder were confirmed against DelToro, and the Miami-Dade detective notified of his arrest, according to the sheriff's report.
Neither the deputies nor the victim were significantly injured in the incident.
In addition to the Miami-Dade charges, DelToro also now faces armed burglary, aggravated battery, resisting without violence, and battery on two law enforcement officers, according to the sheriff's report.