Teens Arrested for Stealing from Cars
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 22:17:35 GMT —
Police arrested 2 teenagers for stealing after they were suspected of breaking into some cars at a Columbia apartment complex.
Investigators say at least 4 people stole items from several cars at the Greens Apartment Complex on Clark Lane in Northeast Columbia.
Authorities recovered some of the stolen property.
Officers arrested 2 boys with the ages of 13 and 15.
Witnesses told police all of the suspects were teenagers.
Columbia Police Sgt. Joseph Bernhard said, â??During the past couple of weeks, itâ??s been a combination of people leaving their cars unlocked accidently or leaving valuables in plain site with their car locked then the windows get broken to get the valuables.â??
Both the Columbia Police and Boone County Sheriffâ??s Departments have responded to similar break-ins during the past 2 weeks.
If you have any information, authorities urge you to call CrimeStopppers at 573-875-TIPS.