NEW GLOUCESTER — Four suspects have been arrested in connection with a string of home burglaries that took place over a period of months in the towns of Gray, New Gloucester and Pownal.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department said the crimes involved the theft of jewelry, valuable personal items, electronics, sporting equipment and alcohol. Some of those items have been recovered.

Juanita Small, 40, of 174 Sabbathday Road in New Gloucester, has been charged with attempted burglary and theft. She is being held at the Cumberland County Jail.

Three minor boys ranging in age from 15 to 17 have also been charged in connection with the burglaries, according to Capt. Craig Smith.

The suspects were taken into custody June 28 while they were in the midst of robbing a home in New Gloucester, police said.

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