Warren County, VA - On May 1, 2017 the Warren County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 4300 block of Browntown Road for a male subject attempting to break into a residence. Patrol units were in the process of establishing a perimeter to search for the subject when a second report was received of a breaking and entering in progress in the 200 block of Hidden View Lane. The caller on Hidden View Lane gave a description that matched the individual that the patrol units were activity searching for. The male was located at the residence on Hidden View Lane by the responding patrol units. Warren County Sheriff’s Office Investigators, the Warren County Sheriff’s Office Tracking Team, and Fire Marshall Gerry Maiatico arrived on location and conducted an investigation. During the investigation a third report was received involving the same male that had been seen crossing another property in 4300 block of Browntown Road and entering an outside shed.

The male was identified as a 15 years old Warren County resident. The juvenile was charged with breaking and entering, two counts of attempted breaking and entering, unlawful entry, destruction of property, possession of burglary tools and one count of arson. The charges range from offenses that occurred from April 17, 2017 to May 1, 2017.

The juvenile is currently housed at the Northwest Regional Juvenile Detention Center pending court proceedings.

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Investigator Jason Bates at 540-635-7100 or 540-635-4128.

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May 2, 2017

Sheriff Daniel T. McEathron