Boy, 16, accused of Lincoln Co. car break-ins

2 years 6 months 4 weeks ago August 01, 2014 Aug 1, 2014 Friday, August 01 2014 Friday, August 01, 2014 6:57:41 AM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

TROY (AP) - A Lincoln County teenager has been arrested for a series of car break-ins that occurred in subdivisions and commuter parking lots.

The 16-year-old is in the custody of juvenile authorities. Authorities say other arrests are possible.

Thieves have been targeted valuables left in cars - purses, wallets and other items. At least 20 crimes have been reported, though the teen has been arrested in connection with three of the break-ins. Police say he told investigators he traded a stolen handgun for marijuana.

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