Manchester man faces theft, driving charges after Nashua campus incident

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NASHUA — A Manchester man was arrested Friday on theft and driving charges after a series of vehicle break-ins and a stolen car were reported at Rivier University.

Shawn Brousseau, 50, of no fixed address, was taken into custody on charges of theft by unauthorized taking and driving after suspension, according to Nashua police.

Officers responded to the university campus on the morning of Dec. 15, where they discovered multiple vehicles had been entered and one had been stolen.

Surveillance footage showed a man rummaging through the cars between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. and driving away in one of them.

The Nashua Problem Oriented Policing Unit identified Brousseau as the suspect.

He was located shortly after the thefts near the stolen vehicle on Amherst Street.

Brousseau faces five counts of theft by unauthorized taking with two or more prior convictions, a felony, and one count of driving after suspension, his second offense.

He was transported to the Hillsborough County House of Corrections and is expected to appear in Hillsborough County Superior Court – South on Dec. 18 at 1 p.m.

Authorities are asking anyone with additional information about the case to contact the Nashua Police Department Crime Line at 603-589-1665.

Updates on the case can be followed on the Nashua Police Department’s Twitter account @Nashuapolice.

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