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Teen Arrested in Heppner Under Investigation for Multiple Crimes

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MORROW COUNTY, OR - Morrow County Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a teenager after a burglary report near the Heppner Elementary School. 

Deputies were called out to a home on Elder Street Monday morning for a report of two suspects trying to get into the home. 

Police searched the area and found a juvenile male fitting one of the suspect descriptions walking in the school parking lot. 

Heppner Elementary was put into lockdown until police took the teen into custody. 

Deputies say they found a loaded gun, two knives and a stolen ID on the teen and say he was also in possession of a stolen car out of Hermiston. 

The teen has been booked into the Northern Oregon Regional Correctional Juvenile Institution in The Dalles. 

Deputies are now investigating if the teen was involved in other crimes in the Heppner and Irrigon areas.

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