Suspect charged in $40,000 Weston home burglary

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WESTON — A suspect has been charged in connection with a December break-in at a Weston home where approximately $40,000 worth of personal items were stolen.

Weston Police Department officers responded to the report of a past breaking and entering on the afternoon of Dec. 15, after the homeowners returned to find their residence on the South Side forcibly entered and ransacked.

Following an investigation that included evidence recovery and other detective work, search warrants were executed on Jan. 31 at the Worcester residence of 21-year-old Joao Borges-Desousa.

Items linked to the Weston burglary were discovered, leading to his arrest.

Borges-Desousa, who is currently held on other criminal charges, faces multiple charges including breaking and entering to a building for a felony, wanton destruction of property, larceny over $1200, and receiving stolen property over $1200.

In addition to these charges, Borges-Desousa has also been implicated in similar crimes that occurred in December in the Town of Wellesley.

The Weston Police Department is actively pursuing charges against other individuals believed to be accomplices in the crime.

They also urge the public to come forward with any information regarding criminal activity by contacting them at 781-786-6201.

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