On Jan. 7, 2018, Auburn Police arrested a 15-year-old male juvenile from Auburn for Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle, Theft of Property 4th Degree, Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree and Fleeing and Attempting to Elude a Police Officer.
At about 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, Auburn Police responded to a call in reference to an Unlawful Breaking and Entering of a Motor Vehicle in progress at a residence in the 300 block of Webster Road. Responding Officers were given the description of a suspect seen inside of a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu.
Once on the scene, officers observed an individual matching the suspect description and attempted to contact him. The suspect fled, leading officers on a brief foot chase. The juvenile was subsequently detained and identified as the individual responsible for unlawfully entering the victim’s vehicle and taking cash from inside. Officers also located a small quantity of marijuana on the suspect when he was taken into custody.
The juvenile was transported to the Lee County Youth Development Center where he remains in custody pending a detention hearing.