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Teens tied to burglaries, man arrested for taking stolen goods

19-year-old Mondrevious Whitehead of Hamilton (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office) 19-year-old Mondrevious Whitehead of Hamilton (Source: Harris County Sheriff's Office)

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HARRIS COUNTY, GA (WTVM)  - Authorities in Harris County tell News Leader 9 they believe they solved a recent rash of burglaries.

Residents have reported tens of thousands of dollars in property were taken from their homes.

The burglaries occurred in Hamilton, GA in the Mobley Road area. Evidence from the burglaries connected two teens to the crimes.

Police say the teens, ages 14 and 15, were spotted in the area acting suspicious.
Investigators tell us they obtained a search warrant to search the home of one of the teens.  Stolen property was recovered.

We are told, further investigation revealed the juveniles sold some of the stolen goods to 19-year-old Mondrevious Whitehead of Hamilton.

The teens have been charged with several counts of burglary. Whitehead has been charged with felony theft by receiving stolen property.

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