MILFORD — A 14-year-old and 17-year-old from Milford are facing charges in connection with numerous thefts from vehicles though out Milford, an attempted break in at Dollar General and break-in at Milford School.
The case began on July 26, when Milford Police were alerted of an attempted burglary at the Dollar General Store. Numerous reports also began to be received of thefts from vehicles throughout town, including those parked at Chore-Time Brock Inc., on the north edge of town.
Police also received a report Milford Elementary School was broken into on Saturday, Aug. 15. An identification card and cash box was taken.
The cases broke on Monday, Aug. 17, when the 14-year-old was caught entering vehicles at CTB’s parking lot. That same juvenile admitted to his involvement of the attempted burglary at Dollar General and Milford Elementary School. It was additionally learned the 14-year-old was involved in a theft from a Warsaw business on Aug. 12.
The 17-year-old is reportedly only involved in the attempted burglary at Dollar General.
Police report numerous items have been returned to their owners, however some items have not been accounted for presently.
Both teens have been released back into the custody of their parents and are awaiting formal paperwork submission to the Kosciusko County Probation Department.
Police are continuing their investigation.