On Oct. 7, the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department received a report of burglary at the Kickapoo Exchange Food Coop, located at 209 Main St. in the village of Gays Mills.
The burglary happened sometime on Oct. 6. Stolen from the Kickapoo Food Coop was a large amount of change that was in a locked coin box and alcohol.
Further investigation revealed that the individuals involved in the burglary also broke into the Old Towne Store and damaged property at the Village Greenhouse in Gays Mills.
The Gays Mills Village Officer and Crawford County deputies were able to identify the alleged offenders as Seth A. Baker, 17, Gays Mills, and a 16-year-old boy from rural Haney Township.
Charges of burglary, criminal damage to property, possession of burglary tools, entry into a locked coin box, and illegal entry into a locked building were referred to the Crawford County District Attorney’s Office.