Metro Police detectives have arrested three men believed responsible for the theft of thousands of dollars worth of liquor from the Blue Moon Lagoon nightspot on Basswood Drive on June 28, July 2 and July 7.
Justin Newton, 19, of Bellevue Road, is charged with two counts of burglary for allegedly stealing beer, wine and liquor from the business on June 28 and July 7, police said.
William Donnell Love, 18, of Stallion Drive, is charged with two counts of burglary for allegedly stealing alcohol on July 2 and July 7, police said.
Slobodan Bjelic, 18, of Achievement Drive, is charged with one count of burglary for allegedly joining in on the July 7 theft, police said.
The liquor stolen during the three break-ins was valued at more than $11,000.
Information from the community led to the identification of the three suspects, who admitted their involvement during questioning Friday evening by Detectives Mike Moss and William Turbeville.
Approximately 100 bottles of the stolen liquor were recovered from a wooded area off McCrory Lane. A number of other bottles have not been accounted for.
Bond for Newton and Love is set at $10,000 each. Bond for Bjelic is set at $7,500.