Burglary suspect arrested in Milton-Freewater

By on Thursday, February 2nd, 2023 in Columbia Basin News More Top Stories

MILTON-FREEWATER – Police arrested a burglary suspect in Milton-Freewater Sunday.

The Milton-Freewater Police Department responded to Dollar General at 2:30 a.m. Sunday for a potential burglary. At 2:50 a.m., an officer was sent to Saager’s Shoe Shop after an alarm went off and a broken window was discovered. Both stores had items taken.

The officers used video footage and the investigation determined the suspect was Jose Manuel Alvarez-Ramos, 29. He was arrested the same day and booked into the Umatilla County for two counts of second-degree burglary, two-counts of second-degree theft, and two-counts of second-degree criminal mischief.

Alvarez-Ramos’ bail is set at $75,000 for one count of second-degree burglary. There is no bail set for the other charges against him at last report.