Police: Boys caught stealing from unlocked cars in Kuna

KUNA - Four 12-year-old boys face burglary charges after authorities say they stole items from more than a dozen vehicles in Kuna last weekend.

The Ada County Sheriff's Office says the break-ins happened early Sunday morning in the neighborhood between Ten Mile and Linder Roads, and between Deer Flat Road and Avalon Street.

In each case, the vehicles were left unlocked, officials said.

Kuna police identified the four 12-year-olds, who were caught after a resident spotted them breaking into a car in the driveway of his home on Trini Street just after 4 a.m. that morning.

Victims reported items taken from unlocked cars and trucks included cash, vape pipes, ear buds, flashlights, cigarettes, phone chargers, and a purse.

Investigators say they recovered some of the stolen items from the boys, including vape equipment. Anyone in the who suspects they are a victim of theft last weekend is encouraged to call Kuna police at 577-3860.

The boys - who were not identified because they are juveniles - each face burglary charges in juvenile court.

Law enforcement the best way to avoid being a victim of theft is to make sure your homes, garages and vehicles are locked at all times.

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