3 charged in Friday morning’s Verizon break-ins

verizon-springboro-suspect
Police arrest a suspect in a break-in at a Verizon store in Springboro, May 2, 2014. (WDTN Photo/Report It)

SPINGBORO, Ohio (WDTN)- 2 NEWS is following up on Friday morning’s break-ins at two separate Verizon stores in Middletown and Springboro.

20-year-old Glenn Evanger Phillps Jr., 18-year-old Darren Boykin, and 16-year-old Laron Lee Gillis have each been charged for their part in the attempted break-in at 758 Gardner Road.

Phillips Jr. was driving the silver Chevrolet Malibu and tried to make a getaway, going as fast as 100 miles per hour before officers caught him.

Springboro Police made the arrests shortly after Middletown Police were dispatched to another Verizon store for a break-in.

Gills, a minor, was taken to JDC and faces charges of vandalism, breaking and entering with the purpose of committing a theft and theft.

Boykin is charged with vandalism, breaking and entering with the purpose of committing a theft, theft, and contributing to the unruliness/delinquency of a child.

Phillips Jr. is charged with contributing to the unruliness/delinquency of a child, failure to comply with order or signal of police officer, complicity/abetting another, driving under financial responsibility law suspension or cancellation and willful or wanton disregard of safety on highways.

At least 8 phones were found in the vehicle.

WDTN.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

blog comments powered by Disqus