HERMISTON -- Two Hermiston teens are in jail after Hermiston police found a stolen vehicle Sept. 15, three hours after it was reported missing from a garage.
Police said the homeowner in the 600 block of Northwest Willow Court also reported their gaming system stolen.
Officers arrested a 17-year-old living on the 600 block of Madrona Avenue and charged him with first-degree burglary, unlawful use of a vehicle and second-degree theft and took him to the juvenile detention facility in Pendleton.
They also arrested Julio A. Bravo, 18, of N. First Street, who lived where police said the stolen vehicle was found. Officers charged Bravo with unlawful use of a vehicle and took him to the Umatilla County jail in Pendleton.
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Police returned the vehicle and gaming system to the owner.
On Sept. 17, officers interviewed the 17-year-old again and subsequently charged him with two counts of first-degree burglary and two counts of first-degree theft.
Police said they also recovered property reported as stolen on Sept. 16 in the 800 block of Northeast Willow Court and in July from the 2100 block of Northwest Overlook Street.