Pair Arrested In Connection With Burglary Of Grieving Family's Home
Home broken into while family was at wake.
A Billerica man and a Tewksbury woman have been arrested and charged in connection with the burglary of the home of a grieving family.
Michael Shannon, 19, of 33 Devonshire Drive, Billerica and Julia Didonato, 20, of 15 Oakland Ave, Tewksbury are each charged with receiving stolen property with a value in excess of $250.
They are charged in connection with a burglary that took place on Dec. 12 at 117 Elm St., Tewksbury. The home is the residence of the Fleury family and the crime took place while the family was attending the wake for Wayne Fleury.
According to information provided by Tewksbury Police, detectives located property belonging to the victims at a pawn shop in Methuen. Further investigation indicated that the property had been pawned by Shannon and DiDonato.
According to the police report, detectives arrested DiDonato at her home in Tewksbury on Feb. 13. Shannon was arrested at the Motel 6 in Tewksbury on Feb. 15.
Police say the stolen property they recovered at the pawn shop will be returned to the Fleury family.