Teens apprehended for burglary, theft

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    Two youths who went on a crime spree in Bronson Jan. 7 have been arrested.

   According to the Levy County Sheriff’s Office, Colton Wayne Smith, 15, of Morriston, and Kenneth Corey Benson, 13, of Williston, unlawfully entered a residence at 770 Pennsylvania Ave. in Bronson and stole two high-power rifles and a shotgun.  

   After entering the residence, they both discharged a .22 caliber rifle inside  and caused over $1,000 in damage.

   The boys continued their path of crime and stole a 2008 Chevrolet Trail Blazer and crashed the vehicle in the woods. Sheriff's deputies and investigators searched for the pair this past weekend.When they were located, a foot chase ensued in which they were later apprehended.  There will be additional charges. Both have been charged with armed burglary and grand theft.

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