Police: Three juveniles charged for their involvement in two residential burglaries

Posted at 8:13 PM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-31 09:45:03-05

Three juveniles were arrested on Wednesday after police said they were involved in two residential burglaries in Robinson.

According to Robinson police, on Dec. 10 officers received reported that two homes had been burglarized in the 100 block of Darden Road.

When officers arrived, they found physical evidence at the locations, including fingerprints and shoe prints. They also learned that the suspects went into the homes without the permission of the homeowners, and several items were stolen.

Entry from both homes was made by breaking the rear windows of the homes.

The next day, officers responded to the same neighborhood regarding a suspicious person’s call for service. They found two adults and two juveniles that had entered into a backyard of a home. All four were charged with criminal trespass.

The two adults were booked into the McLennan County Jail, and the two juveniles were booked into the Bill Logue Juvenile Detention.

Investigators with the department followed up on the residential burglaries and discovered that three students who attended a high school nearby left school together on the day of the burglaries.

Two of the students were part of the group of three that were arrested on Dec. 11.

Latent prints that were found at the residential burglaries matched one of the juveniles that were in custody. Other physical evidence was connected to all three at the burglaries.

On Wednesday, an investigator charged the two 16-year-old juveniles with burglary of a habitation and engaging in organized crime. The other juvenile, 17, was also charged.

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