North Hampton police nab suspect in Electric Barn burglary

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NORTH HAMPTON — The North Hampton Police Department on Friday announced the arrest of a Hudson man in connection with a burglary at a local electronics store.

Chad Breault is accused of stealing more than $26,000 worth of merchandise from The Electric Barn on the evening of May 8, according to a police statement.

The alleged theft is considered a class B felony under NH RSA 635:1, carrying the potential for state prison time.

An arrest warrant was issued for Breault, and further investigation revealed he attempted to sell the stolen goods to a business in Amesbury, Mass.

With assistance from the Amesbury Police Department, Breault was taken into custody when he returned to the company.

Breault faces additional charges in Massachusetts, including being a fugitive from justice.

The stolen items were recovered at the time of his arrest.

LaBarge extended thanks to the Amesbury Police Department and the investigative team for their role in the swift apprehension of the suspect.

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Officer Ryan Stephens.

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