Teens charged with breaking into Clarksville home

Teens charged with breaking into Clarksville home (Image 1)

Clarksville police arrested two minors after it was discovered they had broken into a home early Tuesday evening.

Police were called to a home in the 600 block of Cleveland Drive after a neighbor reported two unknown males outside the residence.

The caller reported one of the males was attempting to break into a vehicle parked in the driveway, while the other was standing near the home's garage door.

Upon their arrival, police observed a truck had been damaged by someone trying to pry open the door.  

Officers also discovered the residence and a shed had also been broken into.

The teens were taken into custody a short time later. During an interview with police, it was determined the 14-year-old had tried to break into the parked truck and had made entry into the home. The 17-year-old had also been involved in making entry into the home.

The teens told police were the stolen items were stashed. The property has since been recovered.

The 14-year-old is charged with aggravated burglary and criminal attempt to commit burglary. The 17-year-old is charged with aggravated burglary.

The juveniles have since been released to their parents.

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