On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 at approximately 05:28 am the Owensboro Police Department was dispatched to a residential burglary in the 2200 Block of Cedar St (case # 18-63829). An unknown suspect entered the residence and took items from inside the residence while the homeowners were asleep. Included in the items taken from the residence were keys to two vehicles, as well as a handgun from one of the vehicles.
Through the course of the investigation a juvenile was identified as a suspect and was charged with Burglary 2nd Degree as well as Theft of a Firearm. Detectives were also able to charge the juvenile with another Burglary from the 200 Block of Weikel Drive (case # 18-59833) and a Stolen Vehicle from the 4100 Block of Kipling Drive (case #18-59857) on July 13th, 2018.
Detectives are still investigating and anyone with additional information can call OPD at 270-687-8888, or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers at 270687-8484.