Three Teenagers Arrested After Burglary of Rochester Smoke Shop
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Three teenagers were arrested after allegedly burglarizing a Rochester smoke shop early Monday morning.
Rochester Police said officers responded to a glass-breaking alarm at the Silver Lake Smoke Shop at 1621 North Broadway around 1:30 a.m. Monday. Officers saw a vehicle leave the area and were able to get a description.
Another officer traveling south on Broadway saw a vehicle that matched the description and pursued it. The suspect vehicle was eventually stopped near the Hy-Vee on 37th Street.
Three juvenile girls were in the vehicle. Officers found the property stolen from the smoke shop, which was valued at just over $1,100.
One 16-year-old and two 15-year-olds were arrested. The three were released to their parents after no juvenile detention center could take the suspects.