Four Teens Charged in Fort Kent Area Crime Spree
Police have charged four teens in connection with a string of burglaries and thefts in the Fort Kent area.
State Police were called to a burglary at a medical marijuana facility in St. John, Maine early Monday morning where a large amount of marijuana was stolen, according to Sgt. Brian Harris.
That same morning, Fort Kent Police investigated a report that a car had been burglarized in Fort Kent. In Frenchville, meanwhile, the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate after cash and property was reported stolen from three cars.
Sgt. Harris said several of the items stolen from the vehicles were later located. Some of the marijuana taken from the medical marijuana facility was also recovered.
Fort Kent Police Chief Tom Pelletier, State Trooper Corey Hafford and Sheriff’s Deputy Corey Saucier worked together and were able to identify four teens suspected of being involved in these crimes:
Zachary McBreairty, age 18, of St. John, Maine was charged Thursday with burglary, multiple burglary of motor vehicles and multiple thefts.
Richard Lapointe, age 18, of St. John, was charged with burglary and multiple thefts.
Tyler Babin, age 18, from Fort Kent, was charged with multiple thefts.
A 16-year-old Fort Kent boy was charged with burglary, multiple vehicle burglaries, multiple thefts and criminal mischief.
The four are due in Caribou Superior Court on June 16th.
State Police say further charges are possible. Anyone with information that may be helpful in this investigation is encouraged to contact: Maine State Police at 532-5400, Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office at 532-3471 or the Fort Kent Police Dept. at 834-6550.