NEW HOPE, Miss. (WTVA) - Lowndes County investigators arrested three teenagers in connection to a weekend break-in at New Hope Elementary School.
According to Sheriff Eddie Hawkins, the break-in was caught on surveillance cameras early Saturday morning.
Investigators arrested Cole Lindsey Verdin for the burglary of New Hope Elementary. | Source: Lowndes County Sheriff's Office
Three buses were also burglarized. Items were taken from the school and fire extinguishers were stolen from the buses, he said.
The sheriff said investigators charged 18-year-old Cole Verdin of Columbus with three counts of auto burglary and one count of burglary of a school.
The sheriff did not name the other two teenagers because both are under the age of 18. Both are 17 years old. In Youth Court, they face three counts of auto burglary and one count of school burglary.