NEW IPSWICH — A 48-year-old man was arrested in New Ipswich, New Hampshire on Sunday.
Authorities were notified of a burglary and theft at the New Ipswich Market at Turnpike Road at around 5:00 a.m.
Employees reported that they arrived at the store to find that someone smashed out a window, entered the store, and removed a large sum of money and cigarettes.
Police say store employees were able to help members of the State Police in identifying a person of interest with the help of store surveillance footage.
The man was later identified as Daniel Depauw, of New Ipswich.
Troopers located Depauw at a gas station in Milford where he was initially questioned.
Following an investigation, troopers were able to conduct a follow-up interview of Depauw in regards to the burglary.
During this interview, Depauw allegedly confessed to having been the person who entered the store and took the money and cigarettes on Christmas morning.
He was charged with burglary and theft by unauthorized taking, both felony level offenses.
He was released on personal recognizance and ordered back to the Hillsborough County Superior for arraignment on February 9.