Mar 22, 2023

4 teens caught during break-in at former Salina fun center

Posted Mar 22, 2023 3:00 PM

Salina Post

SALINA —Police arrested four teens Tuesday afternoon in connection to a break-in at a former southwest Salina family fun center.

Just after 4p.m., officers were sent to Jumpin' Joes Family Fun Center, 1634 Sunflower Road in Salina after the report of four juveniles breaking into the closed facility, according to Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester.

Officers three 16-year-olds and a 15-year-old. Two of the boys allegedly were found inside and two outside.

The gate on the east side of the property was open and a door on the east side of the building had a window broken out. Officers also discovered that the 15-year-old and one of the 16-year-olds had gone to the facility and allegedly broken the window. They then left to pick up the other two 16-year-olds and had returned shortly before police arrived.

The boys were released to their parents and referred to juvenile court on the following requested charges. Two of the 16-year-old boy faces requested charges of trespassing and interference with law enforcement officers.

The 15-year-old and the other 16-year-old faces requested charges of damage to property, three counts of trespassing.