MANCHESTER, NH – One man is in custody and another is being sought in a theft-spree on April 25, after a caller reported two men in an area near Memorial High School, dressed in black and “checking car doors.”
Officer Ken Brunini and Chris Cunningham responded to the area at about 2 a.m. and ultimately chased two men in a wooded area behind a Stanton Street home. The two men fled into the woods, but were located a short time later by Officer Golia as they exited the woods and ran towards Hoyt Street. The two refused to stop for Officer Golia and a brief foot pursuit ensued.
One of the prowlers managed to escape apprehension, but police caught up with and arrested Antonio Beltrane, 19, of Goffstown. Beltrane was charged with resisting arrest/detention and was issued a summons for loitering/prowling.
Police said he was in possession of loose change totaling more than $50 and an assortment of gift cards. He is scheduled to appear in the 9th Circuit Court-Manchester on May 29. He was released on $500 personal recognizance.
The second subject is at large and police continue to investigate the incident.
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