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Two juveniles charges with multiple theft charges


On January 5, 2012, at approximately 1:34 a.m. Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office was called to respond to 2915 Chimney Lake Circle on an attempted vehicle theft. The residence owner stated he heard noises and confronted a w/m who was prowling around his Jeep vehicle. He observed the suspect leave in a silver or grey SUV.

Several deputies converged to the area and found a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the motor running parked in the roadway at 2415 Glenn Gerrie Drive. No one was located around the vehicle, although numerous items could be observed inside the vehicle, including a shot gun.

During the investigation the registered owner of the Jeep Cherokee was contacted and suspect information was developed by the deputies. Two juvenile male suspects were caught in the area around Glenn Gerrie Drive and some recovered property was returned to owners. During the course of the investigation, deputies found that numerous vehicles had been burglarized in the Chimney Hills and Glen Gerrie Drive subdivisions.

The two male juvenile suspects were charged with four counts of Burglary of an Auto and one count of Aggravated Burglary of a residence. The investigation is continuing, both parties will face additional charges.

Janice Atkinson
Public Information Officer
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

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