Two youths face long list of charges after crime spree
Two youths face a long list of charges after a spree of crimes dating back to last fall. (File image)
Published Thursday, May 26, 2016 10:16AM CST
Two youths face a long list of charges after a spree of crimes dating back to last fall.
The spree started on Oct. 7 when several youth suspects broke into several homes, garages and vehicles in the River Heights area, stealing property and causing damage.
On Tuesday, a male and female youth stole cash and property, including a vehicle belonging to a family member in the area of St. Paul Avenue, police said.
Wednesday morning around 4:35 a.m., the suspects stole items from a convenience store on Killarney Avenue, assaulted staff and fled on foot, police said.
Then between 5:45 a.m. and 6 a.m. the same day, the two suspects broke into a shed, vehicle and garage on Purdue Bag and Dalhousie Drive, stealing and damaging property, police said.
Patrolling officers spotted the suspects and arrested them.
A 17-year-old male is charged with robbery, assault with a weapon, theft over $5,000, three counts of theft under $5,000, seven counts of break-and-enter thefts, three counts of entering with intent, and 19 traffic violations.
A 16-year-old female is charged with robbery, assault with a weapon, theft over $5,000, three counts of theft under $5,000, five counts of break-and-enter thefts, entering with intent, and four counts of mischief.
Both are in custody.