3 teens, juvenile arrested overnight in Kinston mall break-in

KINSTON, N.C. (WNCT) – Kinston Police arrested three teens and a juvenile after a store larceny and breaking and entering early Monday morning.

Officers say the four broke a glass door at Vernon Park Mall which sounded the alarm at Hibbett Sports. There was damage to the security gate at the entrance to the store, but the suspects didn’t get inside.

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Meanwhile, a larceny was reported from the Sweet Frogs just two miles away.

Officers looked at security footage from both locations and identified the suspects.

Police were able to arrest and charge the four in connection to the larceny at Sweet Frogs.

They’ve identified three of the teens as 16-year-old Sage Oleskey, charged with Felony B&E (Mall), Attempted B&E (Hibbett), Misd. Larceny (Sweet Frog), 17-year-old Marquez Jamal Lewis, charged with Felony B&E (Mall), Attempted B&E (Hibbett), Misd. Possession of Stolen Goods (Sweet Frog), and 16-year-old Travis Waters, charged with Felony B&E (Mall), Attempted B&E (Hibbett). They’re each under $10,000 secured bond. The juvenile has not been identified.

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