Wareham Police Arrests from June 14th to June 19, 2019

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Balen Mattos, age 28, of Buzzards Bay was arrested for shoplifting at Olympia Sports. (WPD booking photo)

From the Wareham Police:

On Friday June 14, at 2:15 p.m., Wareham Police Officer Steven Joy arrested Corey Bell, 19, of Wareham, at Home Depot. Mr. Bell is accused of stealing over $2,600 worth of cash from the registers while serving as an employee at the store. He is being charged with larceny over $1,200.

At 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Officers Charles Pillsbury and Juvenile Detective Karl Baptiste responded to Olympia Sports for a report of a shoplifting in progress. When the officers arrived the suspect attempted to hide under a clothing rack, however Officer Pillsbury told her to come out and began an investigation. After a few minutes it was determined that the suspect had concealed over $200 worth of items. Balen Mattos, 28, of Buzzards Bay, was placed under arrest for shoplifting.

On Wednesday night at about 8:45 p.m. Wareham Police Officer Nate Aronson and Reserve Officer Erik Kanavos responded to Walmart for suspicious activity involving two individuals in a car in the parking lot. The officers discovered suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle along with over $300.00 cash and a digital scale. Justin Blier, 35, and Heather Zaniewski, 38, both of Wareham were placed under arrest and charged with possession of a Class “B” drug. Blier was also charged with possession with intent to distribute a Class “B” drug.


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