Burglary suspects crash through ceiling

The incident happened around 12:15 p.m. Monday in a triplex in the 5800 block of North Castlegate Drive, Clayton County police said.

A neighbor called police to report seeing two people kicking the side door of an apartment.

The suspects ran into the attic when officers arrived on the scene, but they fell through the ceilings of the adjoining apartments, police told Channel 2. One of the suspects returned to the attic to try to hide, police said.

Authorities said the suspects were in the attic attempting to enter other apartments by breaking the walls that separate the units.

Cordell Tyran Rechard Johnson, 18, and Kevondric Bodachus Davis, 17, both of College Park, were arrested. They were each charged with burglary, criminal damage to property and obstruction of an officer. Johnson's bond is $32,000, while Davis' is $30,000.

The teens were taking two televisions and other electronics, police told Channel 2.

"They had it stacked up by the door, ready to roll out,” triplex tenant Otis Ricks, whose apartment was damaged, told the TV station.

Police told Channel 2 that they are investigating other robberies near the Clayton-Fulton county line that could be linked to the suspects in this case.

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