Police have arrested two suspects in two August break-ins at a cigarette and tobacco store south of Smyrna. One man was charged in both burglaries while one juvenile was charged with helping with one crime.



    Police have arrested two suspects in two August break-ins at a cigarette and tobacco store south of Smyrna. One man was charged in both burglaries while one juvenile was charged with helping with one crime, according to State Police Corporal Jaime Dorsey-Sterner.
    Cigar, Cigarettes, and More on Route 13 just south of Big Oak Road was burglarized on Sunday, August 16 between 4:30 and 5:45 a.m.
    Police were alerted about the crime by person who called 911 after seeing two males near the store wearing masks.
    Smyrna Police and State Police responded, checked the area, and found two males on bicycles, carrying cartons of cigarettes, cigars, and lighters.
    The suspects had gained access to the building by throwing a rock through the front glass door, police said.
    The suspects were charged with burglary, theft, and criminal mischief.
    One suspect was a 17-year-old male from Smyrna. He was released to a guardian to await a court appearance. Police did not release his name.
    The second suspect was Edward Ross, 18, of Smyrna. Detectives also linked him to a previous burglary at the same store on August 1. Ross was also charged for that burglary and was committed to the Department of Correction to await a court appearance.