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No Clear Link Between Juvenile Crime Spree, Legal Reforms

That aspect of the reforms has been a hindrance to police officers and prosecutors, Carino said, adding that the law enforcers would like to have more latitude, on a case by case basis, to transfer or detain.

“We are not talking about a large percentage of kids… there’s a small group of kids that get involved in crimes across this state that pose a threat.” Carino said.

Predictably, the discretionary juvenile-to-adult court transfers have plummeted, dropping from 45 in fiscal 2012, to 6 in fiscal 2017.

Lawlor, Malloy’s crime guru, reiterated that most kids transferred to adult court, with the exception of the few charged with the most violent offenses, received

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Juvenile could be charged as adult in Hendersonville crime spree

SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – A 16-year-old arrested over the weekend in connection with carjackings, car burglaries, and at least one gun store break-in in Hendersonville could be charged as an adult in the case.

Sumner County Assistant District Attorney Ron Blanton told News 2 his office will consider the option against the teenager, who has several prior felony convictions in juvenile court.

Hendersonville Police said the 16-year-old, whose name is not being released, bragged about being arrested about 100 times after his most recent arrest Friday night.

RELATED: Fingerprint leads Hendersonville police to violent accused carjackers

Blanton told News 2 he has been able to confirm 96 charges within Davidson County, as well as at least one charge outside of Middle Tennessee.

“’Wow, that’s a lot.’ That’s the first thing you think of,” he said. “It’s sad that somebody that’s 16 years old has that many interactions with law

Read more at: http://wkrn.com/2017/06/21/juvenile-could-be-charged-as-adult-in-hendersonville-crime-spree/

Juvenile girl suspected of crime spree in Riviera Beach and West Palm Beach arrested

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – A 17-year-old girl is facing charges in a shooting and robbery spree.

She stole a woman’s purse and cellphone on 34th Street in Riviera Beach and then stole a cellphone and shot a man who was mowing his yard in the 3300 block of Avenue ‘J’ Thursday, police said. The man was last listed in stable condition.

She’s also accused of stealing cellphones from 2 men near Broadway and 36th Street in West Palm Beach and a woman near the post office on Clematis Street, police said.

Riviera Beach police, West Palm Beach police, and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office tracked the vehicle the juvenile was in and ended up detaining her, a 21-year-old man and a 12-year-old boy.

Police ended up arresting the 17-year-old girl and charged her with grand theft, attempted homicide and two counts of armed robbery.

The other two are still being investigated.

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SW police operation halts juvenile crime spree

Bunbury police have charged nine juveniles with more than 171 offences arising from a series of burglaries in Bunbury, Mandurah, Rockingham and Maddington last year.

In early October, South West Detectives began Operation Antiguo, after a chain of burglaries and thefts that targeted jewellery from retail stores in Bunbury and Busselton.

Investigations also found links to similar cases in Mandurah, Rockingham and Maddington, with the stolen items believed to be worth about $1 million and damages in excess of $250,000.

Police searched several houses in Bunbury and recovered some of the stolen property, which included vehicles, cash and drug related items.

According to police, thieves allegedly used stolen vehicles in the burglaries.

The investigation took four months and resulted in nine juveniles, aged between 15 and

Read more at: https://thewest.com.au/news/south-western-times/sw-police-operation-halts-juvenile-crime-spree-ng-b88395832z

Clarkdale police estimate damage of juvenile crime spree | Camp …

All six juvenile suspects have now been arrested after a Jan. 15 crime spree and charged with numerous counts of criminal damage, burglary, theft, and facilitation, said Sgt. Nicole Florisi of the Clarkdale Police Department in a news release.

Five of the suspects were arrested shortly after the offenses took place.

The crime spree resulted in numerous criminal damage and burglary calls throughout Clarkdale and Cottonwood.

Sgt. Florisi said there were 15 criminal damage reports and 12 burglaries taken in Clarkdale, and many victims had multiple vehicles vandalized.

The estimated value of the damage and stolen items in Clarkdale alone is close to $5,000, the release stated.

According to an earlier Cottonwood Police Department news release, the crime spree resulted in burglaries at the Verde Lea Market and numerous vehicles, 28 cars with slashed tires, theft of a dirt bike, and $11 of stolen cash that was used to buy two cheeseburgers.

The

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Clarkdale police estimate damage of juvenile crime spree

All six juvenile suspects have now been arrested after a Jan. 15 crime spree and charged with numerous counts of criminal damage, burglary, theft, and facilitation, said Sgt. Nicole Florisi of the Clarkdale Police Department in a news release.

Five of the suspects were arrested shortly after the offenses took place.

The crime spree resulted in numerous criminal damage and burglary calls throughout Clarkdale and Cottonwood.

Sgt. Florisi said there were 15 criminal damage reports and 12 burglaries taken in Clarkdale, and many victims had multiple vehicles vandalized.

The estimated value of the damage and stolen items in Clarkdale alone is close to $5,000, the release stated.

According to an earlier Cottonwood Police Department news release, the crime spree resulted in burglaries at the Verde Lea Market and numerous vehicles, 28 cars with slashed tires, theft of a dirt bike, and $11 of stolen cash that was used to buy two cheeseburgers.

The

Read more at: http://www.verdenews.com/news/2017/jan/23/police-estimate-damage-juvenile-crime-spree/

Oxford Crime Spree Lands Three Men And A Juvenile In Jail

OXFORD, Miss. (WCBI) – Three men and a juvenile land themselves behind bars after a crime spree in Oxford.

18-year-old Willie Shaw, 19-year-old Lorenzo Shaw, 20-year-old Jamaris Robertson, and a juvenile, all from Oxford, are facing felony charges.

On January 14th, Oxford Police officers were sent to check on an alarm at Sam’s Cell Phone on Jackson Avenue. When they got there, they saw the back door had been forced open and one of the windows looked like it had been shot out with a pellet gun.

Surveillance footage from the business showed two black males entering and stealing a hover board.

Later that morning, police discovered that three more businesses had their windows shot out with pellet guns.

One of those businesses was New York Fashion. About $3,000 dollars worth of jewelry had been stolen from the store.

While investigating the burglary of New York Fashion, officers found a car that had the windows shot

Read more at: http://www.wcbi.com/oxford-crime-spree-lands-three-men-juvenile-jail/

Juvenile crime spree nets enough cash for two cheeseburgers and candy

COTTONWOOD – An early Sunday morning juvenile crime spree resulted in burglaries at the Verde Lea Market and numerous vehicles, 28 cars with slashed tires, theft of a dirt bike, and $11 of stolen cash that was used to buy two cheeseburgers.

The crime spree occurred throughout Cottonwood and Clarkdale.

According to a news release from Detective Sgt. Tod Moore of the Cottonwood Police Department, five of the six suspects of Cottonwood have been arrested.

Five of the suspects were males between the ages of 14 and 15, and the driver was a 15-year-old female, said police.

Several of the encounters where caught either on video surveillance or witnessed by victims, according to the release.

Due to this, said Sgt. Moore, Cottonwood officers were able to locate a suspect vehicle and identified six juveniles who were involved.

During interviews with the suspects, Cottonwood and Clarkdale officers were able to identify and

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Police arrest juvenile after alleged crime spree and pursuit

Tulsa police arrested a 14-year-old male on allegations he attempted a robbery and led a high-speed pursuit after stealing a vehicle and hitting a woman with it.

 An east Tulsa resident told police a juvenile male attempted to rob him at about 7 p.m. Tuesday after busting out his apartment window on the 4800 block of South Darlington Avenue, according to a news release from the Tulsa Police Department.

“The victim was able to yank the rifle from the suspect and then shut himself inside the (apartment) and called police,” the release said.

Police later discovered the rifle to be a pellet gun. After the resident confiscated the juvenile’s pellet gun, the juvenile fled on foot. The juvenile walked upon a domestic disturbance at the 4700 block of South Braden Avenue, according to the release.

While the couple involved in the disturbance — a male and female — were distracted, the juvenile

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