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Three teens charged in burglary

Three Waynesboro teens were arrested early Sunday morning and charged with crimes related to a burglary in the overnight hours of Jan. 26-27.

The teens were arrested after a stop by a city police officer around 2 a.m. near the intersection of North Poplar Avenue and Ohio Street. The officer at the scene found two stolen GPS units in the backpack of one of the teens and a Glock 9mm pistol in the search of another youth.

The Jan. 26-27 incident was reported in the 200 block of Isle Avenue. In the incident a Glock 9mm pistol was taken in addition to a Wii, iPod, three martial-arts weapons and some change.

Most of the stolen property has been recovered.

Police are investigating possible links between the teens arrested on Sunday and as many as 40-50 outstanding cases dating to November.

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