Alert Postal Carrier Helps Methuen Police Arrest Two Subjects for Breaking Into A Residence

On Tuesday around 12:15 pm , Detectives, patrol officers and a number of police officers working construction details nearby worked together to apprehend two males who broke into a residence on Francella Rd.  

An alert postal carrier contacted police to report he had encountered two male subjects trying to break into a home. The subjects had fled the house when confronted by the mail carrier. 

The first suspect was located by Detective Lt. Michael Pappalardo nearby while the second male was located by Detective Keith Frost and Officer Dan O’Connell. 

As a result of the investigation and witness statements, the two suspects (age 17 and 19) were placed under arrest.

The Methuen Police Department would like to remind residents to please contact the police if you see any suspicious activity by calling 978-983-8698.  

Remember “See it, hear it, report it.”