FALL RIVER (1420 WBSM) — A Fall River man has been arrested in connection with allegedly breaking into motor vehicles after a recent rash of such incidents in the city.

Fall River Police said that on December 9, detectives arrested Wilson Colon-Tirado, 30, in connection with a vehicle break-in that occurred on November 30. Police said two vehicles were broken into at a local business on that date, with items stolen from one of them.

He is being charged with breaking and entering into a vehicle in the nighttime with the intent to commit a felony, vandalism, and attempting to commit a crime.

Courtesy Fall River Police
Courtesy Fall River Police

“There have been several other incidents in the City of Fall River with a similar modus operandi,” police said in a release. “The investigation into those cases are ongoing at this time.”

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Police also said that similar crimes have been occurring in Westport, Dartmouth and in Tiverton, Rhode Island, and that they are working with law enforcement in those communities to help with their respective investigations.

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