EARLINGTON, Ky. (6/26/13) – The Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office has reported a burglary that took place on Monday, June 24, at Earlington Elementary School.
According to Sheriff’s Office officials, Deputies responded to the school after a report wherein suspects stole 30 Ipads, valued at approximately $500.00 each, equaling a total amount of around $15,000.00. There was also damage done to an Ipad charging cart and various other items valued at less than $500.00.
On Wednesday, June 26, Deputy Lydon Logan and Deputy Rebecca Bleidt followed information received leading them to a residence on Championship Drive in the Earlington area. Deputies located a juvenile at the residence that was in possession of 27 of the stolen Ipads, charging chords, and various other stolen items. The juvenile was taken into custody.
Throughout an interview with the juvenile, it was found that another juvenile was involved. The second juvenile was located and admitted that he was guilty of involvement in the burglary.
Twenty-nine of the Ipad’s have been located and officials are currently actively seeking the last one.
Both juveniles were charged with Burglary – 3rd degree, through the Hopkins County Court Designated Workers office.
Information provided by Shelia Hopper (Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office)
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