On Wednesday there were numerous reports of auto burglaries around the 500 block of Highway 43 in Pelahatchie, Rankin County.
While patrolling the area, deputies were able to locate the red car with paper license plates parked at a home. A search warrant was executed on the car and the residence where deputies were able to recover the stolen firearm along with multiple items that were reported stolen from the nearby auto burglaries.
Kennth Cooley, 18, and Cameron Kennedy, 18, were taken into custody and transported to the Rankin County jail. A juvenile male was also taken into custody and transported to the Rankin County Juvenile Detention Center.