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Teen nabbed burglarizing Ventura music store

A 15-year-old male suspect was arrested for breaking into The Wild Planet, vandalizing the establishment and stealing property on Wednesday at about 9:30 p.m.

June 23, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
A 15-year-old male suspect was arrested for breaking into a downtown Ventura business, vandalizing the establishment and stealing property on Wednesday at about 9:30 p.m.

Police received several 911 calls reporting a suspect breaking the front window of The Wild Planet business storefront at 560 E. Main St. Police arrived at the location within one minute of the call.

The suspect was arrested upon exiting the business, a music and lifestyle shop. He allegedly had stolen property from the business on his person. Extensive property damage was found inside the business.

The suspect was hospitalized at the Ventura County Medical Center from injuries sustained allegedly breaking the glass window. He was released from the hospital and booked at the Ventura County Juvenile Hall on charges of commercial burglary and felony vandalism.