(COLUMBUS) – Two people were arrested after they attempted to break in and steal items from the Columbus Police Department’s garage.
An officer was parked near the garage when he noticed two people looking in a window of the building on Verhulst Drive. One of them was wearing a bandana over their face. The officer started his police vehicle and the two fled to a vehicle parked nearby and drove off.
They were stopped by Columbus officers, assisted by Bartholomew County deputies.
The two told police that they planned to burglarize the garage and damage the patrol cars inside.
Police arrested 20-year-old Zachary A. Deberry of Columbus on a charge of attempted theft and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
The 17-year-old teen is facing charges of attempted theft and possession of marijuana.