NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Authorities say three people have been arrested in connection with a string of car burglaries in Middle Tennessee.
The Tennessean reports that 18-year-old Tyler Butler, of Gallatin, and a 16-year-old juvenile were arrested Tuesday.
Authorities say 18-year-old Dakota Emler, of Nashville, was arrested Wednesday. Butler and Emler are each charged with eight counts of burglary and four counts of theft under $500.
Gallatin Police Department spokesman Bill Storment said Friday that the arrests have helped the department solve 27 auto burglaries in Gallatin dating back to January.
Storment said the suspects have also been connected to similar cases that occurred in Millersville, Nashville and Sumner County.
Purses, laptop computers and cellphones were among the items stolen.
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