Wareham Vehicle B&E Suspect Nabbed in New Bedford
A 62-year-old New Bedford man was arrested Thursday on an outstanding warrant and stands accused of breaking into cars in the Target parking lot at Wareham Crossing.
Marcellino Alves of Braley Road was taken into custody by state and local police. Alves had previously been charged with car breaks in Dartmouth, Swansea, Seekonk, North Attleboro and Bristol, Rhode Island, according to previous reports.
In late May, the Wareham Police Department requested the public’s assistance in solving a car break at the Cranberry Highway shopping center. On June 11, a second vehicle was broken into at the same location, and Wareham Police Detectives were able to identify a suspect and obtain a warrant, Wareham Police Chief John Walcek said in a media release.
Assisting Wareham Police with the New Bedford arrest were members of the Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section and the Massachusetts Parole Warrant Team.
While Wareham detectives were busy in New Bedford, three other Wareham cops – Sgt. Daniel Flaherty, Juvenile Det. Karl Baptiste, and Officer Calib Larue – went to a home at 11 Agawam Beach Road to arrest a 74-year-old man who was wanted in Florida.
They say they observed a person sitting in a car that they believed to be the wanted man. When they approached him, he allegedly provided a false name and refused to step from the vehicle. The officers ordered him out and he was placed under arrest.
Leonard Cinquergrano was arrested and charged with being a fugitive from justice.