Baxter County Sheriff's Investigators have charged two juveniles with felony Theft of Property involving a complaint from December 18th on Rustic Ridge Rd. The victim reported that he had arranged for two juveniles to do some clean-up work for him and later learned that several items of his property were missing.
Items stolen from the victim included approximately 140 collector coins, three necklaces, a diamond pendant, and other items. These items collectively were valued at $1,260.
The grandparent of one of the juveniles learned of the stolen items and arranged for their return. Investigators determined that both juveniles, a 17 year old male from rural Mountain Home and a 14 year old male from Everton, were involved in the theft, and both were charged with Theft of Property - Class D Felony.
Both juveniles were turned over to Baxter County Juvenile Services for processing.
/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff