Two teens are in custody and another is on the loose after Bibb County sheriff’s deputies arrested suspects in multiple car break-ins early Wednesday.
About 3:15 a.m. Wednesday, Macon-Bibb County’s 911 received a call about three young men rummaging through vehicles at the Hidden Lake Apartments off Mercer University Drive, according to a news release from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies searching the area stopped two teens on bicycles on Burton Avenue and recovered items stolen from the vehicles.
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Arvydas O’Neill, 17, was charged with entering auto and willful obstruction for allegedly giving false information about his identity.
He was booked into the Bibb County jail.
The 16-year-old was charged and released to his parents.
None of the nine vehicles was locked, the release noted, prompting a warning from deputies to remove valuables from automobiles and to lock them.
Anyone with information about the third suspect is asked to call 478-751-7500 or phone anonymous tips to Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 877-682-7463.