Two teenagers are facing charges in connection with a string of burglaries in Patten.

State Police report two arrests in connection with an investigation into 5 separate burglaries in the town of Patten. As a result of that investigation, 18-year-old Ryan Gardner of Hersey and a 16-year-old juvenile are charged with Felony Burglary and Felony Theft. The charges were upgraded to felonies because firearms were among the items stolen.

This investigation is ongoing and Police say they have more suspects who may be charged in the future. Anyone with information about these burglaries is encouraged to contact the Maine State Police in Houlton at (207) 532-5400.