From the Wareham Police Department:
Wareham Police arrested two and recovered thousands of dollars worth of stolen items, all connected to recent burglaries from two local stores.
The first break-in took place on October 24th at Aaron Marks Jewelers. The second occurred on October 29th at Gold World. A third was reported on November 1st when Aaron Marks Jewelers was hit again.
Authorities alleged that a suspect broke into the buildings, smashed jewelry cases and stole items before fleeing.
Police report one of the suspects was involved in a minor car crash in New Bedford on November 1st. She was arrested on an unrelated warrant following the crash. When Wareham Police learned of the arrest they obtained a warrant and searched the car.
The driver, 21-year-old Erin Pardi of Wareham, was charged with receiving stolen property over $1,200 after officers reportedly found several stolen items in the car. Authorities report that Ms. Pardi may face additional charges.
The second suspect, Anthony Vieira, 24, of no certain address, was a passenger in a car stopped by Sgt. Daniel Henderson on Sunday, November 4th at about 6 a.m. near Cromesett Road in Wareham. During the stop, Vieira fled the scene on foot.
Police searched the area and, using tips from several residents who reported seeing a man running, found Vieira near the Woods of Wareham housing complex. Officers Ryan Gomes and Ryan Turner then arrested Vieira.
Vieira has been charged with three counts of breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony, three counts of larceny and three counts of receiving stolen property over $1,200. Vieira is being held on $5,000 cash bail pending an appearance in Wareham District Court.