Teen arrested in restaurant burglary

Burglary was 1 of 2 at same restaurant

A Milton teen was arrested in connection with one of two burglaries at a restaurant, according to police.

Milton police said Damian Rice, 17, of Milton was arrested on suspicion of burglary for a break-in at Backaroo’s Barbeque at 213 Front St. that occurred between Sept.8 and Sept. 13.

Several bottles of alcohol were taken from the bar, according to police.

Police are still investigating a Sept. 15 burglary at the same restaurant where 15 bottles of hard liquor and an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

Individuals that come forward with information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for this crime are eligible for a cash reward through Janesville Area Crimestoppers. Individuals with tips can remain anonymous. If you have information regarding this incident please contact the Milton Police Department at 757-2244 or Janesville Area Crimestoppers at 756-3636.