Teenagers charged in break in at Jockey Hollow Middle School

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MONROE, CT — A local teenager turned himself in on a warrant Wednesday in connection to a break in at Jockey Hollow Middle School on July 29.

On July 29, a head custodian reported finding a screen was cut and a window to a ground floor classroom was open. A review of video surveillance footage showed three people on school grounds, police said.

Police said the trio was also seen checking doors at Fawn Hollow Elementary School.

Officers identified the 18-year-old Monroe male and two juveniles, one from Monroe and the other from Shelton.

The 18-year-old was charged with second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree criminal mischief, third-degree burglary and impairing the morals of a minor. He was released on a promise to appear in court on Sept. 2.

The two juveniles were both charged with second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree criminal mischief and third-degree burglary. They have Juvenile Court dates.

Two BMWs stolen

An East Village Road couple reported two vehicles stolen from their driveway Wednesday.

Sometime overnight, police said a 2018 BMW X5 and a 2018 BMW 430i were taken. Both vehicles were unlocked with the key fobs inside, according to the report.

On Friday, both vehicles were recovered by police in New Haven and Hamden. The BMW X5 was found in New Haven and the BMW 430i was in Hamden, police said.

Stolen cash and jewelry

A Guinea Road resident reported the theft of $1,250 cash and $375 worth of jewelry from a bedroom in her home on Thursday.

Police are investigating the complaint.

Stealing signs

Public works reported the theft of six street signs, valued at $150 each, Tuesday.

Sometime over the course of three days, police said signs were stolen from Downs Road, Great Hollow Drive, Porters Hill Road and Sleepy Hollow Drive.

Wallet ends up in Carmel

A wallet was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle on Old Newtown Road Thursday.

Police said the theft occurred sometime overnight, adding the wallet was later recovered in Carmel, N.Y.

Credit card fraud

A local woman told police over $217 in fraudulent charges were made on her L.L. Bean credit card.

Police said she is working with her credit card company to be reimbursed for the unauthorized. charges.

She canceled the card and was advised to contact all three major credit bureaus, according to the report.

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