Teens face charges in connection to three break-ins at Osceola County school

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OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. - At least three break-ins at an Osceola County intermediate school have been connected to a trio of teenage boys.

They were arrested and placed into custody at the Juvenile Detention Center in Orlando after the most recent burglary was caught on tape.

The video shows two of the teens roaming around Discovery Intermediate School in Kissimmee.

The school is watched around the clock by cameras.

When the teens broke in last week, it appears they were well aware that each and every move would be recorded. So they covered their faces with masks and even used a lunch table to cover a camera in the cafeteria.

Myrna Martinez told WFTV her son Marc Martinez confessed to breaking into Discovery Intermediate School at least three times.

"Well, he said he did it, so I don't know," said Myrna Martinez.

"He admitted to it?" asked WFTV's Ryan Hughes.

"Yeah," replied Martinez.

Deputies told WFTV brothers Jacob and Julian Rodriguez were with Marc Martinez.

Since May, deputies got reports of the break-ins at the school - the most recent being early last week.

A few days later, detectives said they went undercover and watched Martinez and Jacob Rodriguez break in and arrested them as they left.

The group is also accused of damaging property outside.

Detectives think two of the teens set fire to a trailer and used a fire extinguisher to put it out. Deputies said the boys stepped in the powder released from the extinguisher and left their footprints behind.

Deputies also said the boys vandalized and stole from inside the school.

"They vandalized a Coke machine and they did take some money, so they'll be charged with petit theft," said Twis Lizasuain, spokeswoman for the Osceola County Sheriff's Office.

Lizasuain said two other break-ins at the school could also be the work of this trio of teens.

The boys are facing burglary charges, but deputies said other charges could be coming.