Longview teens arrested for burglary

Longview teens arrested for burglary

Released by The Longview Police Department:

LONGVIEW, TX - Just after 5:00 Tuesday afternoon, Officers responded to a Residential Burglary in Progress.

When Officer McCarter arrived a witness told him he saw three young men walking up and down the street. He said he saw the subjects open the garage door to a home located on Rockwall Drive. He saw them take at least one bicycle out of the garage and leave the area.

Officer McCarter and Sgt. Chris Clark located the subjects on bicycles in the 200 Block of Ward Street. After speaking to them and to other witnesses Officers determined that the bicycles were taken from the garage of the home on Rockwall Drive. The bicycles were valued at approximately $800.00. Both suspects were transported to the Gregg County Juvenile Detention Facility and charged with Burglary of a Habitation.

It was later determined that both subjects have given the arresting Officers false information about their identity. Both subjects were also charged with Fail to Identify.

Once again, Longview Police wants to remind citizens to do their part and be aware of their neighborhood and suspicious circumstances and people. Being proactive and watchful neighbor, just as in this case, will deter and help solve crime in Longview Neighborhoods.