Juveniles charged in Farmerville

The Farmerville Police Department took three juveniles into custody after investigating a vehicle theft and vehicle burglaries that occurred last week.

On August 23 and 24, Farmerville PD officers investigated reports of a stolen vehicle and later several vehicle burglaries and damage to property complaints. While attempting to locate the stolen vehicle, officers observed the vehicle on Camp Road and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle was abandoned in Union Villa Apartments.

The investigation identified three male juveniles, two age 13 and a 14-year-old as suspects. Officers found videos of the juveniles in the stolen vehicle, and they were taken into custody.

Each juvenile was charged with theft of a motor vehicle (2 counts), felony simple criminal damage to property over $1,000, aggravated flight from an officer, and simple burglary (3 counts).

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