3 Arrested in Sting Operation for Stealing, Selling School iPads


(Photo Credit: Springfield Township Police Department)

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(Photo Credit: Springfield Township Police Department)
(Photo Credit: Springfield Township Police Department)

SPRINGFIELD TWP., Ohio — Three juveniles face several charges after Springfield Township police said they broke into a high school and took several iPads.

It happened on Nov. 3. Police said they were called to Springfield High School for a reported burglary.

Nineteen iPads valued at $7,581 were taken. The suspects also did “extensive vandalism” to the building, said police.

Detectives, with the help of the school’s IT department, were able to establish that the iPads were being sold to unsuspecting buyers.

Detectives initiated a sting operation and purchased two of the iPads from the suspects.

Three juveniles were then arrested and charged with felony burglary, theft and vandalism.

They were booked in the Summit County Juvenile Detention Center and are awaiting court hearings.

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