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Four Hernando juveniles charged with burglarizing three schools

BROOKSVILLE — Four Brooksville juveniles, ages 10 to 14, have been charged in connection with burglaries at three Hernando County schools over the weekend in which electronics, coins, food and other items were stolen. Occurring during the daytime on Saturday and Sunday, the four boys burglarized Pine Grove Elementary, West Hernando Middle and Central High schools, all of which are along Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville. They four juveniles, who are not being named because of the nature of the crimes and their ages, mostly entered through unlocked doors, according to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office. Authorities became aware of the burglaries after receiving a call from the father of one of the juveniles, who suspected some of the items in his son's bedroom might be stolen. In one of the homes, deputies found an Xbox gaming system, video games, an iPod, a laptop, a watch, coins and food. Three of the juveniles face four counts of commercial burglary; the youngest faces two counts.

Four Hernando juveniles charged with burglarizing three schools 06/24/13 [Last modified: Monday, June 24, 2013 4:41pm]

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