LACONIA MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH MOULTONBOROUGH BURGLARY

by Christian Mower on February 7, 2012

MOULTONBOROUGH POLICE CREDIT THE ACTIONS OF A MOULTONBOROUGH RESIDENT AND A MEREDITH POLICE OFFICER IN QUICKLY SOLVING A BURGLARY CASE.

INTERIM CHIEF OF POLICE SGT. PETER BEEDE, JR. SAYS A WOMAN CALLED 911 LATE MONDAY MORNINGTO REPORT SHE HAD CONFRONTED A MAN INSIDE A NEIGHBOR’S HOME ON BEECHWOOD CIRCLE.

THE MAN REPORTEDLY GAVE THE WOMAN A STORY AND THEN RAN OUT A REAR DOOR AND DROVE AWAY. BEEDE SAYS THE WOMAN WAS ABLE TO WRITE DOWN HIS LICENSE PLATE.

MOULTONBOROUGH MASTER PATROL OFFICER COLIN LEBLANC RESPONDED SHORTLY AFTER 11 A.M. AND TOOK THE REPORT BEFORE PUTTING THE INFORMATION OUT ON THE RADIO.

BEEDE SAYS MEREDITH POLICE OFFICER PHILIP MCLAUGHLIN SPOTTED THE SUSPECT’S VEHICLE IN THE PARKING LOT OF THE HANNAFORD SUPERMARKET ON ROUTE 25 AND IDENTIFIED THE PERSON INSIDE AS 33-YEAR-OLD ZACHARY M. NAULT OF LACONIA.

BEEDE SAYS THE WOMAN WHO CONFRONTED THE SUSPECT WAS ABLE TO IDENTIFY NAULT, WHO ALLEGEDLY FORCED HIS WAY INTO THE HOME AND TOOK SOME UNIDENTIFIED ITEMS POLICE SAY HAVE BEEN RECOVERED.

NAULT IS CHARGED WITH BURGLARY, POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS AND POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED NARCOTIC DRUGS. HE’S DUE TO APPEAR IN DISTRICT COURT IN OSSIPEE TUESDAY.