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Niles police charge teens with breaking into cars

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NILES, Ohio -

Police have arrested one adult and a juvenile suspected of breaking into unlocked cars in Niles.

Just before midnight on Friday, police dispatch received calls from residents of the Lawnview, Potomac, and North Road areas regarding two males opening vehicles and stealing property.

As officers arrived in the neighborhood, another caller stated that the males were running through his backyard.

An officer located and detained the suspects in a backyard on Deforest Road. A caller identified them as the same suspects that were observed trespassing on their property.

Police searched a backpack and found loose change, a GPS unit, cell phones, cigarettes, and other items that were traced back to items taken from the cars of area residents.

17-year-old Davon Dontay Frazier of Warren is charged with receiving stolen property and criminal trespass.  A 17-year-old from Warren is charged with criminal trespass and possessing criminal tools.

Police advise residents to keep their cars locked, and all items out of sight.

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