Rockland teen arrested on burglary charge

By Stephen Betts, BDN Staff
Posted Oct. 17, 2013, at 3:59 p.m.

ROCKLAND, Maine — A local teenager has been arrested, accused of breaking into a city home Wednesday and stealing money.

The 17-year-old, whose name is not being released by police, was taken to Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston, according to Rockland Police Detective Russell Thompson.

Police received a report at about 10 a.m. Wednesday that a residence on Rankin Street had been broken into through a window and that money had been taken from a drawer.

Following an investigation, the youth was charged and some of the money was found on him, Thompson said.

The teen had done some work at the residence, the officer said. printed on March 26, 2017