TYNGSBORO -- Police have arrested a 29-year-old man suspected of breaking into three vehicles on Alpine Way, Anderson Drive and Patriot Road, a series of streets off Scribner Road.
David Frechette was working for Atlas Van Lines, which was helping to move Anderson Drive residents, when he walked off the job Friday afternoon, police said. About 40 minutes later, shortly after 2 p.m., police responded to a call for a suspicious man in the area.
A resident reported to police that Frechette broke into a vehicle on Patriot Road, then ran into the woods. He was found by officers shortly later on Scribner Road.
Officers were able to locate most of the stolen property, including purses, credit cards and jewelry, in the nearby woods, police said Monday. Frechette also had diamond earrings in his ears that belonged to the people who he was helping to move, according to police.
Frechette was charged with four counts of larceny of property valued at over $250, breaking and entering into a motor vehicle during the day to commit a felony, breaking and entering into a house during the day to commit a felony and receiving stolen property valued at less than $250.
Additional property found on Frechette indicate he may also be linked to breaking-and-entering incidents in Tewksbury as well, Tyngsboro police said.
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