19-year-old, three juveniles arrested in thefts from vehicles in Suffolk

Posted at 5:39 PM, Jun 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-25 17:39:44-04

Suffolk, Va.    Suffolk police have arrested four teens in the thefts of items from vehicles in the Riverfront community in northern Suffolk.

Police received information regarding four suspicious individuals seen in the neighborhood during the early morning hours and were able to apprehend the teens.

19-year-old Corey McKinley Copeland and three juveniles under the age of 16 were arrested.

Copeland was charged with 3 counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor, Tampering with a Motor Vehicle, Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny.

The investigation is ongoing and additional charges are pending.

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