The Westbrook Police Department announced Thursday that a 16-year-old male has been arrested in connection to a series of motor vehicle burglaries in the city.
Westbrook Police identified the juvenile male as a suspect, and were able to obtain probable cause to execute a search warrant at the suspect’s residence.
Police say the 16-year-old was arrested without incident at his residence shortly before 9 p.m. last Wednesday evening.
During the search of the juvenile’s residence, Westbrook Police say officers found several items that were stolen from the various motor vehicle burglaries, including a firearm that was stolen from one of the vehicles.
The 16-year-old was charged with two counts of theft, with one count being a felony offense for the theft of a firearm, and burglary to a motor vehicle.
He was transported to the Longcreek Youth Detention Center.
Police say a 17-year-old female of Westbrook who had a probation revocation arrest warrant was also present at the juvenile male’s residence.
The female juvenile was arrested and transported to Longcreek as well.