Fort Pierce Police Charge 2 Teens With Auto Burglary
Fort Pierce - October 3, 2022: Fort Pierce police took two teens into custody Friday after a series of auto burglaries that occurred in the area of N Lawnwood Circle on Thursday.
According to a post on the FPP Facebook page, officers responded to a call at 3:45 am Thursday September 29 reporting that the youngsters were checking door handles of parked vehicles in the 1400 block of N. Lawnwood Circle in Fort Pierce.
Officer Nicholas Anton and Officer Erik Arellano canvassed the area and found the pair hiding in the bushes near the area where the auto burglaries occurred, and they were still in possession of the stolen items, according to police.
They have been identified as 19 year old Nathanial Wood, and a 15 year old male juvenile who is not being identified. They were arrested on multiple counts.
The stolen property was returned to its owners.