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Juveniles Charged with Burglary, Stealing Guns

Three juveniles and an 18-year-old arrested for allegedly breaking into a home and stealing money and handguns.

Juveniles Charged with Burglary, Stealing Guns
Correction: The original story misstated the number of juveniles (there were three, rather than two) and the associated charges. The article has been updated.

Naugatuck police charged three juveniles and an 18-year-old city man on several charges of larceny and burglary, including arresting one for the theft of firearms.

Two of the juveniles turned themselves in to Naugatuck police on April 9 on active warrants in regard to a break-in reported on March 14. The other juvenile and 18-year-old Javon Couture, of Rubber Ave., were arrested on April 10.

According to police, the alleged burglars broke into the home of one of the juvenile’s family members and stole money, coins and two handguns.

Two of the juveniles and Couture were charged with burglary in the third degree, larceny in the fourth degree, conspiracy to commit burglary in the third degree and conspiracy to commit larceny in the fourth degree. One was also charged with stealing a firearm.

The third juvenile is charged with threatening and breach of peace after making threatening statement to another juvenile on Facebook. The juvenile was taken to the Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center per a court order.

The other two juveniles were released to their parents with a court date set for April 16 in Waterbury.

Couture was released on a promise to appear in Waterbury Court on April 23.

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