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  8/15/2014, Av 19, 5774

Kokhav Hashahar Youth Arrested for Burglary


Binyamin police have arrested a 18-1/2 year old youth from the community of Kokhav Hashahar for the burglarizing of apartments in his community, as well as the town of Beit El.

A search of his house, following the arrest, yielded a laptop computer, iPads, cell phones, portable memory disks, memory sticks, cash, and much more. While being questioned, following his arrest, the youth admitted to having burglarized 10 apartments in his community, as well as his counselor's home in Beit El. The youth admitted to using drugs with other boys.

The young man's arrest was extended by 24 hours to 1:00 p.m. today (Friday), whereupon  he will be released under full house arrest conditions, and under full supervision, to his sister, who resides in different community.

Following further investigation, police say they expect to be making additional arrests, and will be consolidating the gathered information for indictments.