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Tennessee Juvenile Arrested in Hillsboro

Fri, 05 Jan 2018 11:31:58 CST

Multiple juveniles were apprehended in Hillsboro Tuesday afternoon after allegedly possessing stolen firearms.

Hillsboro Police received a tip Monday evening of a possible runaway juvenile from Tennessee residing in Hillsboro. Police confirmed with the Cumberland County Sheriff's Department in Tennessee, who said they had taken a report of a 15-year-old male who had run away and stolen four firearms and $5,000 in cash.

During the investigation, Hillsboro Police Chief Randy Leetham said police learned that a 16-year-old Schram City male had traveled to Cumberland County and brought the runaway to Hillsboro.

At 2:57 p.m. Tuesday, Hillsboro Police made contact with the Schram City juvenile and located one of the stolen firearms in his possession. At 4:45, the runaway from Tennessee was arrested on Park Street in Hillsboro, along with a second juvenile. There, two loaded stolen firearms were recovered along with $1,600 cash and other stolen items as well. At 7:49 p.m. Tuesday, the fourth stolen firearm was located in the possession of a 17-year-old Schram City male.

The 15-year-old runaway from Tennessee was taken to the Madison County Juvenile Detention Center, and the others were released to their parents.


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