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Teens busted after knocking on door

  |   Feb. 21, 2013 at 2:58 PM
FRANKLIN, N.J., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- New Jersey police said a pair of teenagers were charged with attempted burglary after they were spotted knocking on the door of a home.

Franklin police said an officer spotted Kevin Reyes, 18, and Marvin Lopez, 19, knocking on a door in Franklin and looking in windows around 1:30 p.m. Feb. 13 and they left in a car driven by a third man, The (Newark, N.J.) Star-Ledger reported Thursday.

The officer stopped the car and arrested Reyes and Lopez on warrants out of North Brunswick, police said.

Lopez said he was planning to break into the house, but changed his mind after seeing a dog inside, police said, but Reyes said he had no plans to commit any crimes and was just hanging out with Lopez.

Police said both men were charged with burglary and attempted burglary.

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