From the Knox County Sheriff’s Office

Two juveniles that are suspected in an overnight crime spree were taken into custody by deputies on Tuesday afternoon.

The two male juveniles, both 15 years old, are suspects in a series of incidents that began earlier that morning. At approximately 1:54 am, deputies received a call of ATVs on the bike path in the area of Blanchard Road.

Around 6:00 am, deputies were informed that the bus garage at the East Knox Schools had been broken into and 2 ATVs were stolen. There was also damage to equipment inside of the building.

Danville Police Chief Dan Weckesser located the ATVs along the bike path in Danville. One of them had been rolled over causing damage. It was also discovered that a Jeep Cherokee had been stolen from a location in the village. That vehicle was later recovered abandoned in the Howard area.  

Both juveniles are suspected to be involved in other recent criminal activity in the area. The case remains under investigation.

 

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