Officers took two juveniles into custody after pulling over a suspicious vehicle near 18th Street and Church Street around 1 a.m. Saturday.
According to the Wilmington Police Department, police were in the area on routine patrol when they stopped the suspicious vehicle. Upon further investigation, officers learned that the two occupants had just stolen the car, which was a Toyota.
Police contacted the registered owner and confirmed that the car had in fact been stolen.
Officers took the suspects, one 15-year-old male and one 16-year-old male, into custody and charged them with auto larceny and possession of stolen vehicle.
One of the suspects was on active juvenile probation and was taken to New Hanover County Jail under a $7,000 bond. The other suspect was taken to the juvenile facility.
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