MADISON, Ala. – A 14-year-old and a 16-year-old from Huntsville have been arrested and charged in connection to a string of car break-ins in two Madison neighborhoods.
Madison police say during the overnight hours of June 9, thieves broke into 13 cars in the neighborhoods of Kensington Estates and Ashley Green in Madison. Police say they were going door to door through the neighborhoods, looking for unlocked cars.
Some of the Items stolen included wallets, purses, portable electronics, jewelry, and firearms.
On June 10th, Huntsville Police were investigating a vehicle on an unrelated matter in a business parking lot on University Drive, when the officers noticed some suspicious items in the car. After investigating further, police were able to determine some of the items were stolen goods from cars in the two neighborhoods.
This car led police to the two teenagers, who were arrested and charged ten counts of Unlawful Breaking and Entering an Automobile, two counts of Theft of Property 2nd, five counts of Theft of Property 3rd, and one count of Burglary 3rd. They were both taken to the Robert Neaves Davis Juvenile Detention Center.
Madison Police say the investigation is still ongoing and more charges could be on the way for other individuals. Investigators believe there may two more teenagers involved.