Man charged for multiple break-ins in Westport

By News Staff

A New Bedford man is arrested and charged with multiple break-ins at a Westport Gas station.

Westport Police say Daniel DaCruz Pedro, 39, broke in to the gas station three times in just four days and stole lottery tickets.

The suspect was caught on video smashing the windows of the gas station located on 634 American Legion Highway. Police responded to alarms on March 23, 24, and 26, all between 9:30 pm and 12 midnight.

The suspect  is well know to New Bedford Police and had an active arrest warrant for larceny over $250 out of New Bedford District Court. Officials also discovered the suspect was operating a stolen GMC pickup truck which was later recovered in New Bedford.

DaCruz Pedro was arrested Friday at his home in New Bedford his arraignment scheduled for Monday, April 4th at Fall River District Court.

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