Manchester man charged with spree of high-value thefts

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MANCHESTER — A man from Manchester has been charged with committing a spree of high-value thefts while on probation and during his release on bail for previous theft offenses.

Justin G Martin, 35, was arrested on April 5, on an active warrant for Theft by Unauthorized Taking, a Class A Felony.

Detectives applied for and were granted a warrant for Martin’s arrest after becoming aware of a series of high-value thefts that occurred at a local wholesale business in November and December of 2022.

Detectives were able to identify Martin as the person responsible for the thefts with the assistance of the Nashua Police Department’s Crime Analysis Unit and intelligence provided by members of the Manchester Police Department.

Martin was charged with two additional counts of Theft by Unauthorized Taking, one count being a Class A Felony and the other a Class B Felony.

He was also charged with three counts of Detention and Sanctions for Default or Breach of Conditions, all Class A Misdemeanors.

Martin was on bail for a previous theft offense committed in Manchester at the time of each theft, subsequently violating the conditions of his bail.

He was also actively on probation stemming from a previous theft-related incident.

Each Class A Felony is punishable up to 15 years in State Prison, exclusive of fines.

A Class B Felony is punishable up to 7 years in State Prison, exclusive of fines. Each Class A Misdemeanor is punishable up to 1 year in the County House of Corrections.

Martin refused bail and is being held at the Hillsborough County Department of Corrections pending his arraignment at the Hillsborough County Superior Court-Southern District on April 6, 2023.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Nashua Police Department.

Information can be provided anonymously via the Nashua Police Crime Line at (603) 589-1665.

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