Jory J. Songer

HELENA-An 18-year-old Helena suspect is charged with felony burglary following an early morning break-in Wednesday.

Jory J. Songer was arrested at 3:30 this morning after allegedly breaking into a business on the 1300 block of Cedar St.

Helena Police say surveillance footage shows Songer and two other individuals break-in to the business looking for keys to a safe.

HPD says when Songer and the other suspects couldn’t find any items of value, they fled the store.

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Alerted by burglary alarm, HPD officers arrived on scene finding Songer and two other suspects sitting in a vehicle near the business.

Songer faces 20 years in the state prison and a fine of up to $50,000.00 if convicted.

He’ll be arraigned later this month.

His bond has been set at $10,000.00

The other two suspects in the case were seen in Lewis and Clark Youth Court Wednesday afternoon.

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