TEENS ARRESTED IN DISPENSARY BURGLARIES
boulder county» Five teens from 14 to 17 have been arrested in connection with burglaries of marijuana dispensaries in Boulder County. They are suspected of similar crimes at dispensaries across the state.
The five face counts of marijuana distribution, second-degree burglary, attempted burglary, theft, criminal mischief, aggravated motor vehicle theft, possession of a handgun by a juvenile and first-degree criminal trespass across jurisdictions.
Because they are being charged as juveniles, their names have not been released.
They are suspected of robbing marijuana dispensaries between May and October in unincorporated Boulder County.
Each time, glassware or marijuana was stolen and property was damaged. In total, the teens are suspected of stealing 40 to 50 pounds of marijuana worth $47,000 to $82,000 and $2,000 of glassware.
They are accused of causing $13,000 damage.
The teens are also suspected in similar burglaries at dispensaries across the state.
During the last burglary, a stolen vehicle with a stolen gun inside was found on a nearby street, leading to a break in the case.
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