TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - A 17-year-old faces charges in Lee County in connection to recent auto burglaries in the Springhill Road area.
The crimes happened the night of Monday, July 6 through the early morning of July 7.
Lee County investigators arrested Teiryn Nichols on Thursday, July 9.
According to the Lee County Sheriff's Department, he had items taken from the Springhill Road auto burglaries.
- Burglary of an auto – 4 counts
- Felony taking of a motor vehicle
- Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon
The sheriff’s department says Nichols admitted to taking items from the vehicles.
Some of the auto burglaries have not been reported. More charges are expected.
Each vehicle’s doors were unlocked, according to the sheriff’s department.