Three juveniles arrested in connection with Mt. Vernon burglaries

MOUNT VERNON — A string of weekend burglaries has three juveniles facing criminal charges following investigations by Mt. Vernon detectives.

The burglaries took place early Saturday morning at Times Square Liquors West, Dollar General Store on the north side, and Farm Fresh.

Patrol officers developed a lead into the burglaries and began to pursue the lead. The patrol officers located a vehicle believed to be used in the burglaries, a suspect, and property stolen during the burglaries.

A Crime Scene Technician and Detective were called in to assist with the investigation. At the conclusion of the investigation three juveniles were taken into custody. Each juvenile has been charged with three counts of Burglary and were detained at the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Facility pending a court appearance in Jefferson County.