Alleged car burglar is just 16 years old

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) – Jackson County deputies say they found thousands of dollars worth of GPS systems, cell phones, stereos and chargers in the bedroom of a 16 year old. The discovery came as investigators searched for a car burglary suspect.

That unidentified 16 year old is now charged with numerous counts of auto burglary.

Over the past few months, deputies believe the teen committed a rash of car break-ins around the Gulf Park Estates community. They say the child lives in that neighborhood. According to a Jackson County Sheriff's Department news release, the teenage suspect is being held at the Jackson County Youth Court.

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