Two arrested following a break-in of Dighton business


By Josh Faiola


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DIGHTON, R.I (WLNE) – Dighton police arrested one man and one woman following an alleged burglary at a Dighton business on Thursday morning. 

Police responded to Zeke’s Custom Wheels at 1988 Winthrop St at approximately 4:00 a.m, after receiving multiple calls of reported suspicious activity. 

The department says they found a man and a woman in the rear of Zeke’s Custom Wheels near a truck loaded with scrap metal and other items upon arrival, and through a subsequent investigation, it was determined the items had been stolen. 

Police arrested 40-year-old Justin Belliveau and 27-year-old Rachael Martin, both of North Dighton. 

According to police, at the time of the arrest, both Belliveau and Martin were found to be in possession of a double edge knife and “samurai-type sword”.

Both are charged as follows: 

  • Larceny from a Building
  • Possession of Burglarious Tools
  • Possession of a Dangerous Weapon
  • Trespassing with a Motor Vehicle

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