Marion County Students May Be Behind School Break-in

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by Shannon Cay


YELLVILLE, Ark. – Two students may be behind a break in that happened at the Yellville-Summit School on Sunday.

Marion County Sheriff Joan Vickers says electronics, cash, and even a school vehicle were taken early Sunday morning. She says later that day, two boys ages 12 and 14, were taken to investigators by their guardians.

According to Vickers, the two boys admitted to breaking into the school through a window and took several items.

The report also says the boys stole a vehicle from a local business and then began driving into Baxter County. During the interview, she says one boy admitted to wrecking one car, while the other said he abandoned the vehicle in creek bed.

Most of the items and the vehicles have been found, according to officials.

Sheriff Vickers says the Baxter County Sheriff’s Department and the State Police helped with the investigation.




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