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Jul 13 2012

Two Suspects in Weekend Thefts Arrested

Two Mexico residents have been arrested for a string of thefts in the city last weekend.

On Saturday, July 7th, Public Safety responded to ten car break-ins and two burglaries on the south side of Mexico. On Thursday, 20-year-old Derek George and 17-year-old Tevin Picton were taken in as suspects. 

Both are charged with four counts of stealing (under $500), three counts of stealing (over $500), and one count of first-degree burglary.

They were taken to Audrain County Jail to post bond.