Juvenile arrested for alleged armed burglary in Jackson County

A juvenile was arrested last Friday for allegedly burglarizing a home in Jackson County. (MGN)

JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (PRESS RELEASE) - On Friday, March 20, 2020, Deputies from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, responded to a burglary in progress on Hall Rd. in northern Jackson County.

On scene, deputies located and arrested a juvenile subject attempting to flee in a vehicle. Two other suspects fled the scene and were not located after a lengthy track by K-9 Teams.

Multiple stolen items from the residence were recovered from the vehicle and returned to the owner.

Investigators with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office are working closely with surrounding agencies to bring closure to multiple burglaries in our area.

The investigation is ongoing and the Jackson County Sheriff's office is actively pursuing all leads to identify all involved. Arrests and charges are forthcoming.

Sheriff Lou Roberts would like to thank the Houston County Sheriff's Office and the members of the Jackson Correctional Institution and the Appalachee Correctional Institution K-9 Teams for their assistance during this investigation.

Deputies have charged the suspect with Armed Burglary of a Dwelling and Grand Theft.