Teens break into Hollywood home being fumigated


Two Miramar teens were arrested Sunday after they reportedly burglarized a Hollywood home that was being fumigated for termites.

Around 3 a.m., police received a call about several people breaking into a residence at 1200 Harrison St., which had been tented by a pest control company.

When officers arrived, police said they saw two people run from the area around the home. A perimeter was set up and Robert Taylor, 19, and a 16-year-old were taken into custody.

Police said several gold coins and money taken from the house were recovered and returned to the owner.

Police learned there was a third person involved. Wearing gear to protect them from the potentially deadly gas which may have still been inside residence, Hollywood firefighters did a room-by-room search of the home to make sure all suspected burglars had made it out.

Police said they know the name of third person but he is not in custody.

Both Taylor and the 16-year-old were charged with burglary and resisting arrest without violence.

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