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LCSO charges two teens in Lehigh store burglary
January 4, 2018

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Two teens are accused of breaking in and burglarizing a Dollar General in Lehigh Acres.

Shortly after midnight on Jan. 4, the Lee County Sheriff's Office responded to an alarm activated at the store, at 1154 Alabama Road S. Upon arrival, deputies discovered the emergency exit door ajar on the south side of the building.

Two hooded men ran from inside the structure in an attempt to flee from law enforcement. Carrying backpacks, the suspects ran into a nearby wooded area to the east. Deputies and K-9 Jax pursued the suspects, moving along Tomasello Drive.

The first suspect, later identified as Yarosqui Roble-Medina, 18, of 1203 Fogia St. E., was located in an area of tall grass and vegetation. Roble-Medina was ordered to surrender himself, but refused. Jax was deployed and the suspect was taken into custody.

The second suspect, later identified as Andres Acevedo, 17, was observed exiting the wooded area near State Road 82. He was quickly detained by deputies.

A total of 441 miscellaneous tobacco packages were reported stolen. Additional items containing Dollar General tags were recovered outside of the store.

Roble-Medina was arrested and charged with unoccupied burglary unarmed, possession of burglary tools, criminal mischief under $1,000, grand theft and resisting without violence. He was transported to the Lee County Jail for booking.

Acevedo was arrested and charged with unoccupied burglary unarmed, possession of burglary tools, criminal mischief under $1,000, grand theft and resisting without violence, as well as violation of probation. He was transported to the Lee County Juvenile Assessment Center.

Source: Lee County Sheriff's Office

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