Three Hannibal residents accused of Louisiana burglary

Posted: Feb. 21, 2013 8:14 am Updated: Mar. 7, 2013 9:15 am

LOUISIANA, Mo. -- Three Hannibal residents are accused of stealing change, soft drinks and snacks valued at up to $300 from a Louisiana laundry on Feb. 13.

Seventeen-year-old Andrew Lewis and Tyler Franklin and Zachary Todd, both 21, have been charged with felony burglary.

Authorities reported the three admitted to the break-in at LA Laundry Mat along Mo. 79 on the south side of the city early on the morning of Feb. 13. Police reported the three were arrested with the help of surveillance video that the laundry owner had just installed last month, along with interviews with a business where the suspects paid for $22 of food with eight $1 bills and loose change.

A girlfriend of one of the suspects also told police that a roommate had thrown out some of the snacks and soda along Hwy. D, goods that were later recovered, police said.

Franklin and Todd were arraigned Wednesday. A court date had not been set for Lewis.

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