Garner police find 17-year-old burglary suspect in clothes dryer

GARNER, N.C. (WTVD) -- Usually, home break-ins are about what's missing. But this time, it's more about what -- or who-- was found.

Officers responded to a home on Scarlet Green Court around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Police say they caught one teenage suspect, Gabriel Brooks, heading out the back window.

Another teen, Michael Noyce, was found hiding inside the clothes dryer.

Officers say a vigilant neighbor called 911 after hearing a loud noise and spotting the beams of flashlights through the windows upstairs.

Police said the 17-year-old boys had on them a handgun, electronics and a gold bracelet. They believe the items were stolen out of cars parked around the neighborhood.

The teens are charged with second-degree burglary.
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