ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - Thanks to tips called in, the Ellisville Police Department was able to locate the suspect who was captured on security camera April 10 breaking into a vending machine at Laundry Center and stealing Honey Buns, cookies, M&M's, Snickers and Skittles.
According to the department, the 16-year-old was arrested Thursday evening at his parents house. Police said the teen allegedly stated that his brother was hungry and that's why he broke into the vending machine.
He is being charged with malicious mischief for vandalism and petit larceny. The case will now go through youth court since he is a juvenile.
The police department thanks the public for all their help in this case.