Two adults and a juvenile are facing multiple charges in the theft of more than $18,000 in property from the Pulaski County home of the juvenile's grandfather.
An indictment charges Christopher M. Lewis, 23, of Burnside, with first-degree burglary, theft of a firearm, theft by unlawful taking, theft of a controlled substance, identity theft, and unlawful transaction with a minor.
The same indictment charges Christina Allred, 23, also of Burnside, with receiving stolen property and hindering arrest.
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Department said the 16-year-old juvenile — identified as the victim's grandson — is charged with first-degree burglary, theft of a firearm, theft by unlawful taking and theft of a controlled substance. He is being held in the Adair County Juvenile Detention Center.
The juvenile lived with Lewis and Allred, according to authorities.
The charges stem from a July break-in at a home in the Garland Bend community, the sheriff's department said.
Deputies said thieves broke out a back window and entered the house, taking firearms, jewelry, knives, prescription medicine and cash. Total value of the items was estimated at over $18,000.
Officers said their investigation indicated that Lewis and the juvenile devised a plan for the burglary.
Authorities allege that the juvenile entered the house through a window and unlocked a door to let his accomplice enter.
The juvenile, who knew where his grandfather's safe was in the house, unlocked it and then helped remove property, deputies allege.