Teenager Arrested After Breaking Into Worcester Home

Thursday, May 31, 2018
GoLocalWorcester News Team

A teenager was arrested after breaking into a home on Merrifield Street over Memorial Day weekend.

Pedro Camacho,18, was charged with Willful and Malicious Destruction of Property and Breaking and Entering in the Daytime with the Intent to Commit a Misdemeanor.

The Incident

On Sunday, May 27, 2018, at 12:00 p.m., Worcester Police responded to a Merrifield Street home for a report of a Breaking and Entering into a Dwelling in progress. Responding officers were told that the occupants of the home stated that they heard noise coming from the basement and noticed damage to the cellar door lock.

The occupants yelled down into the basement and saw a man exiting through the basement door.

The occupants confronted the man and grabbed onto his coat while asking him what he was doing in the basement. At this time the man broke free from the hold and ran down Merrifield Street, heading towards Eastern Avenue.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic man, approximately 5’10’ tall; thin build with big bushy hair, wearing a black coat and black pants.

Several police officers searched the area for the suspect. After a few minutes the suspect was observed by the area of eastern Avenue at Reservoir Street. The officer stopped the man and asked for his name. The man was identified as Camacho of 20 Everett Gaylord BLVD.

Officers at the scene were transported to the area where Camacho was being detained. The occupants identified Camacho as the man that was seen in their basement.

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