Teens Charged with Crime Spree in Henderson County
7 Eyewitness News Staff
Two teens in Henderson County are accused of going on a crime spree, Monday night.
According to investigators, two juveniles, 16 and 17 years old, were stopped inside a locked gated at a marina on Beech Lake around 6:45 p.m. A Lexington Police officer found the boys and had a short conversation with them telling them they were not supposed to be there and they needed to leave and not return.
A few hours later, at 11:45 p.m., the same officer found the teens again. This time they were inside the Henderson County Rescue Squad building.
Police found that the two teens had various items that were apparently stolen.
Further investigation by Lexington police and the Henderson County Sheriff’s Department determined the pair reportedly stole items from the Wal-Mart parking lot in Lexington as well as Beech Lake Marina.
Items recovered from the vehicle the juveniles were allegedly in included fishing rods, tackle boxes, ski ropes and CD players.
The boys were charged with multiple counts of burglary and theft. They are being held at in juvenile detention in Jackson.