CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A pair of recovered stolen cell phones were a key clue in Chambersburg police charging three teenagers in connection with a series of 15 burglaries, thefts and other crimes in the borough in August.
Police announced Friday that a 15-year-old boy and two 14-year-old boys had been charged in the incidents, which occurred between Aug. 2 and 22, primarily at homes in the southeast part of Chambersburg.
The unidentified 15-year-old is charged as a juvenile with seven counts of burglary, seven counts of attempted burglary, 15 counts of criminal conspiracy, four counts of criminal trespass and four counts of theft, police said.
One of the 14-year-old boys was charged with four counts of burglary, seven counts of attempted burglary, 11 counts of criminal conspiracy and four counts each of criminal trespass and theft, police said. The other was charged with three counts of burglary, four counts of criminal conspiracy, three counts of theft and one count of theft from a motor vehicle, police said.