Men turned in by Portland teen indicted for burglary

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PORTLAND — An alleged burglary attempt and a phone call from a teenage girl who was hiding at home has led to indictments of two men on multiple charges.

A Cumberland County grand jury on June 5 handed up indictments on charges of Class B burglary and theft, Class D criminal mischief, Class E theft, and violating conditions of release against Kevin McCarron, 22, and Tyler Dias, 21.

Portland Police Lt. James Sweatt said the men allegedly climbed a ladder April 7 to get into a house while the girl was at home. She hid in a closet and called her mother, who then called police.

Dias and McCarron were found in the basement after the girl was taken to safety, Sweatt said.

An indictment is not a finding of guilt or innocence. It is a determination enough evidence exists to prosecute.