MEXICO — The Mexico Police Department says its has nearly closed one investigation involving child pornography while beginning another on a major theft this week.

Sgt. Roy Hodsdon said a month-long investigation resulted in the arrest of a 14-year-old Mexico boy on charges of possession of sexually explicit materials, receiving a stolen laptop computer that had pornography on it and possessing a laptop that had the serial number removed.

The boy is scheduled to appear in Rumford District Court on April 6. He was released to the custody of his father.

Hodsdon said additional charges against another person involved in the case may be forthcoming as the investigation continues.

Police are also investigating an attempted burglary and the theft of four wheels and four tires from a late-model Pontiac sedan parked at Roland’s Automotive on River Road sometime between midnight Jan. 24 and 8 a.m. Jan. 25.

Hodsdon said the thief used a jack in the car to remove the tires and wheels, and took the jack as well. The rear taillight of a vehicle parked near the Pontiac was destroyed.

The wheels, tires, jack and taillight are valued are nearly $2,700.

Someone also attempted to enter the garage through a fan access panel in the back of the building. There was about $50 damage to the building. Police have leads.

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