December 11, 2012

3 teens charged with Bowdoin burglary

Police say nearly $10,000 in cash and $10,000 in jewelry was stolen from a home on Dec. 1.

The Associated Press

BOWDOIN — Three teenagers have been charged in connection with the burglary of $20,000 worth of jewelry and cash from a Bowdoin home.

The burglary was reported Dec. 1.

The Sagadahoc County Sheriff's Department has issued summonses for 19-year-old Eric Napoleon of Bowdoin, and two 17-year-old boys, one from Bowdoin and one from Bowdoinham.

Chief Deputy Brett Strout tells The Times Record that nearly $10,000 in cash and approximately $10,000 in jewelry was taken from the home, including a safe the money and jewelry was in. The cash was removed and the safe thrown in the Androscoggin River in Topsham.

Strout says most of the money of and jewelry has been recovered.

All three suspects face February court dates.

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