New Bedford And Fall River Residents Arrested For Freetown Burglary
Two New Bedford residents and two Fall River residents are under arrest following a burglary in Freetown.
Police say officers were responding to a burglar alarm that went off at a Weetamoe Drive residence at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
Two suspects were spotted in the home and they fled as an officer approached.
Four sets of footprints were left by the fleeing suspects and the officers confirmed that the home had been broken into.
A search was then conducted with the assistance of officers from Berkley and Lakeville along with State Police K-9 units and a state police helicopter.
The four suspects, identified as 22-year old Magda A. Pereira and 25-year-old Ann M. Madeira, both of Fall River, along with 23-year-old Jimmy M. Dacruz and 26-year-old Brett .TJ. Fortes, both of New Bedford, were apprehended.
Police say stolen items were found, along with a car used by the suspects, gloves, and other items commonly used during burglaries.
They will be arraigned Monday morning at the Fall River Justice Center on charges of burglary, conspiracy, and larceny.