BRAINTREE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – Braintree Police have arrested a suspect who allegedly helped to steal an ATM.
While an officer was on patrol near Common Street in Braintree Thursday, he noticed a strange vehicle parked near a church at about 3:15 a.m. As he got closer, the officer saw two men standing outside of the car with an ATM on the ground.
Both men then started to flee the scene, one in the car and the other on foot. While the man in the car was able to get away after a short pursuit, police arrested 22-year-old Darryn Paul Pierre-King after he was found hiding under a tarp in someone’s backyard.
Pierre-King was arraigned in Quincy District Court Thursday morning has been charged with receiving stolen property, breaking and entering into a depository and malicious destruction of property. He is also being held on $1,500 cash bail.
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Authorities say the ATM was recovered and traced back to a breaking and entering that happened just a day before in Wayland. The suspect’s car in that crime is said to be the same one that drove off Thursday in the Braintree incident.
Therefore, police are still looking for the other suspect who drove off in the vehicle, which is described as a dark colored Honda CRV with Connecticut plates. Anyone with information is asked to call Braintree Police.