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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Nevada Police Department: Juveniles Taken Into Custody for Thefts From Cars

The Nevada Police Department reports that they have concluded an investigation into a series of reported thefts from parked cars resulting in the apprehension of three Juvenile males. At about 0225 hours on July 1st, Nevada Police patrol officers detected three young men out after curfew in the area of N. Ash and Atlantic Streets.

Police quickly determined that the youngsters had been searching the neighborhood for unlocked cars and upon locating them, stole small items that had been left unsecured in the vehicles. The three youngsters were interviewed by police in the company of Juvenile authorities and confessed to multiple thefts from cars after sneaking out of their homes. Police believe that this group is responsible for many thefts from unlocked vehicles during the recent summer months. Property such as jewelry, fishing equipment and other small personnel items were recovered by investigators.

The three youths were turned over to the Juvenile Officer for further disposition. Their names are not being released to the public.

Citizens are encouraged to contact the police if they have any information that would be helpful to combat crime.

For questions regarding crime prevention techniques or to start a Neighborhood Watch Program, contact the Nevada Police Department at the Administrative phone number of 417- 448 – 5100. To report criminal activities, call the police dispatch center at 417-448-2710 or us the Tip Hotline 417- 448 - 5117. In an emergency situation, do not hesitate to call 911.