Thanks to an alert citizen we were able to apprehend one of our prolific car prowlers. He's under 18 years of age and a continual problem. Talk about a candidate for electronic monitoring-obviously his parents are not taking an active role. Here is the notification from the shift supervisor (edited for data privacy).
ICR: 12044904 Date: 03/17/12 Time: 0117
Location: 3820 London road (Chateau DE Ville apts)
Subject: auto burglary arrest, juvenile male XXX XXX XXX
Witness sees someone breaking windows to cars in lot, s18 Hendrickson arrives and sees male in car, and takes him into cust. He has stolen items on him from some of the cars. 4 cars identified, 3 of the owners located.
XXXXX,(a longtime burglar and car prowler, and still a juvenile) to jail for GM damprp, MV tampering, poss stolen prop and alcohol consumption. We left a message with his probation officer Jackie Anderson. Lodged at AJC.