Latest Juvenile crime News

Teen accused of stealing nearly $1M from Georgia supermarket

Jan. 21, 2021 6:27 PM EST

DULUTH, Ga. (AP) — A suburban Atlanta teenager has been arrested on charges that he defrauded a supermarket where he worked of nearly $1 million over a two-week period. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 19-year-old Tre Brown was arrested Jan. 14 by Gwinnett County police on charges of felony theft....

Teen faces upgraded charges in fatal attack on elderly man

Jan. 20, 2021 1:18 PM EST

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have upgraded the charges filed against a 14-year-old boy accused of punching a 94-year-old man who later died. The teen was initially charged with aggravated assault and endangerment following the Jan. 3 attack in the lobby of a Collingswood apartment complex....

Teen accused of torching cruiser detained at NY airport

Jan. 17, 2021 3:10 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts teenager suspected of setting fire to a Boston police cruiser and inciting a riot was caught trying to board an international flight to leave the country, law enforcement officials said. The teen faced charges stemming from a May 31 demonstration in Boston following George...

Teen, 14, to face upgraded charges after death of man, 95

Jan. 16, 2021 11:42 AM EST

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A 14-year-old youth will face upgraded charges following the death of a 95-year-old man after an alleged assault in the lobby of his New Jersey apartment building a week earlier, authorities said. Police were called to the Collingswood building on Jan. 7 and the victim was taken...

Teen accused of causing $46K in damage in Portland ‘riot’

Jan. 15, 2021 11:27 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A teen demonstrator arrested two weeks ago is accused of causing more than $46,000 in damage at a Portland protest, police say. The 15-year-old Columbia County boy is accused of burglary, rioting and other charges, according to Portland police. Police said he was arrested on a warrant...

Boy charged with murder in stabbing of fellow 12-year-old

Jan. 15, 2021 9:05 AM EST

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — A 12-year-old Tennessee boy has been charged with murder in the stabbing of a 12-year-old girl, police said. Officers responded early Thursday to a Chattanooga home and found the girl with multiple stab wounds, police said in a statement. She was pronounced dead at the scene....

In this image taken from video provided by ABC, Jacob Blake speaks during an interview broadcast on ABC News' Good Morning America on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Blake, who was shot in the back Aug. 23, 2020,  by a white police officer in Wisconsin, triggering several nights of violent protests, said he was prepared to surrender just before the officer opened fire. (ABC News/Good Morning America via AP)

Jacob Blake says he was ready to surrender before being shot

Jan. 14, 2021 7:42 PM EST

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — A Black man who was shot in the back by a white police officer in Wisconsin, leaving him partially paralyzed and triggering several nights of violent protests, said in an interview broadcast Thursday that he was prepared to surrender just before the officer opened fire. Jacob Blake,...

Two teenagers arrested after 16-year-old shot to death

Jan. 14, 2021 6:44 PM EST

SPANISH LAKE, Mo. (AP) — Two 16-year-old boys have been arrested after another teenager was shot and killed during the weekend in St. Louis County. The victim, Emon Saunders, of Spanish Lake, was found suffering from a gunshot wound inside a car Sunday evening. He was being taken to a hospital when the car...

Cop who wrongly pepper sprayed teens pleads guilty, resigns

Jan. 14, 2021 5:07 PM EST

WOODLYNNE, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey police officer accused of improperly using pepper spray on two teenagers last year pleaded guilty Thursday to simple assault charges and agreed to forfeit his job. Ryan Dubiel, 32, a Wenonah resident who served with the Woodlynne police force, was sentenced to a...

12 year old charged with stabbing father, attempted murder

Jan. 14, 2021 4:52 PM EST

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine said a 12-year-old girl has been charged with attempted murder, accused of injuring her father in a stabbing in their home. Authorities have not identified the girl. She has been taken to Long Creek Youth Development Center while her father, who was also not identified,...