Two arrested for breaking and entering into vehicles
By Josh Faiola
WESTPORT, MASS (WLNE) - Westport Police arrested two 18-year-olds for attempting to hot-wire a pick-up truck and mustang on Tuesday.
According to the department, an officer was on patrol when he saw the two suspects suspiciously parked at the Kozy Nook Restaurant on State Road.
The department also said both men had their faces covered by knit caps.
Police said the suspects, identified as Ian Branco, and Codie Medeiros admitted to having attempted to hot-wire a pick-up truck and mustang.
According to Police, the shifter from the mustang, as well as a small knife was found inside Medeiros's backpack after further investigation.
Branco was in possession of a utility knife and silver flashlight upon police arrival.
The police officer located both vehicles in the rear of State Road Auto Sales on State Road.
The department is charging both Branco and Medeiros with two counts of Breaking and Entering, into a Motor Vehicle during the nighttime with the Intent to Commit a Felony, and one count of Malicious Damage Over $1,200.
Police say both men were transported to the Fall River Justice center for Arraignment.