Wareham man arrested for breaking and entering
DARTMOUTH, Mass. (WLNE) – Dartmouth police were called to a home on Barbara Court just before 6 a.m. on Friday morning, after receiving a call from the homeowner reporting that someone had allegedly broken into their home.
The homeowner said that they were woke up after hearing a noise in their basement, and also said that they watched an unidentified male ring their doorbell.
Officers noticed that a window leading into the garage had been broken into, and that the bulkhead leading into the basement was also open.
While searching the garage, police noticed that in addition to it being ransacked, both cars inside had also been gone through. Officers then noticed a man inside the garage wearing dark clothing, a dark hat, and a medical mask.
The suspect was identified as 27-year-old Preston Pedrosa of Wareham.
As officers searched Pedrosa, they found several items belonging to the homeowner, and also found non-prescribed Suboxone strips.
Pedrosa was arrested and charged with felony breaking and entering during the daytime placing a person in fear, felony breaking and entering into a building, two counts of felony breaking and entering into a vehicle, larceny under $1,200, wanton destruction of property valued over $1,200, and possession of a Class B drug.