Alta teens arrested after area burglaries

A recent burglary investigation has led to the arrest and charges of two Alta juvenile males.

On Aug. 7 the Buena Vista County Sheriff’s office received a report of a burglary from a residence at 117 N. Main in Alta.

Some electronic items were stolen and following an investigation, two 15-year-old males from Alta were charged with the burglary.

The stolen items were found during searches of the residence at 117 Leander St. and 306 Johnson St.

One of the males was transported to the youth detention center in Cherokee; the other was released to the custody of his parent.

Both boys were referred to the juvenile court.