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Following information obtained through a follow up investigation by Detective Angel Mejia a Lawrence Man was charged in four recent commercial breaking and enterings in South Broadway area. The suspect wore a very descript hooded shirt in all four breaks. As part of his investigation still photos of the suspect were shared with the entire Department as well as on the Department’s Social Media. Officer Robert Brunner of the Patrol Divisions was able to identify the logo on the hooded sweat shirt as belonging to a Haverhill business.
Detective Mejia contacted the company, which willingly provided the suspects identity based on photo presented by Detective Mejia, and provided a South Lawrence address. As Detective Mejia was speaking to the owner of the residence the suspect attempted to flee in a vehicle. The suspect traveled a short distance and jumped from the vehicle and fled on foot. He was apprehended a short time later hiding in a dumpster .
Luis Burgos-Melendez age 43 was arraigned in Lawrence District Court charged with the four Commercial Breaks, Larceny, as well as failing to stop for Police