In related cases on Sunday, Sept. 5, burglars broke into the Chuck Wagon Café and M.F.A. at Licking.

The Licking Police Department reported that merchandise and cash was stolen from both businesses and that investigation led to the arrest of Austin Denton, 17, of Licking. Denton was booked for two counts of second-degree burglary and two counts of stealing under $500. He was transported to the Texas County Jail pending formal charges.

Three male juveniles also involved were referred to the Texas County Juvenile office for prosecution.

Several of the stolen items were reportedly recovered, along with a portion of the money, Licking police said.


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