South Lake Tahoe Teens Arrested For Burglary, Vandalism
Two South Lake Tahoe teens are accused of stealing spray paint and markers from an art supply store and then using them to vandalize buildings, signs and vehicles.
South Lake Tahoe Police say the unidentified store was burglarized Friday afternoon. Police started receiving reports of graffiti and their investigation led them to a home on Silver Dollar Avenue in South Lake Tahoe Saturday morning. They found two boys, aged 15 and 16, hiding in a closet.
Police recovered approximately $3,000 worth of spray paint and markers. The two teens admitted to burglarizing the art supply store and one of them said he tagged the buildings, signs and vehicles.
Meanwhile, police are still looking for a third teen who was involved.
If you know anything about this case, you're being asked to call South Lake Tahoe Police at (530) 542-6100.