A 20-year-old Tewksbury man has been arrested in connection with at least one housebreak on Lowe Street last week.
Peter A. Martel, of 24 Wayside Road, was arrested on Wednesday by_ Tewksbury Police officers _and charged with Breaking and Entering, Breaking into a Depository (Safe) and Larceny over $250.
According to information supplied by _Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan,_ the arrest stems from incidents that too place on Nov. 4. According to Sheehan, received a call from a concerned citizen who stated that a suspicious vehicle had been in the area of Lowe Street for an extended period of time.
The caller was able to provide a license plate and the vehicle came back as belonging to Martel. Officers responded to Lowe Street but the vehicle left the area.
As part of their investigation, officers went to Martel's home and were told he was at a friend's house.
Later that same day, a homeowner on Lowe Street called Police and told them that their house was broken into and a safe had been removed from their residence. Forced entry was gained through the front door.
According to Sheehan, officers conducted a thorough investigation into Martel’s whereabouts on Nov. 4 and he wound up confessing to the house break under questioning.
As always, the Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center at 978-851-7373. If you wish to remain anonymous call the Tip Line at 978-851-0175 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org