Three accused of stealing copper from Home Depot in Salem
SALEM - Police arrested three people accused of stealing copper from a Home Depot store on Friday, including two women who had active arrest warrants.
Police charged the trio on Friday just after 3:05 p.m. after they were pulled over along Rockingham Boulevard.
Loss prevention workers had retrieved the copper inside the store, where it was dumped just before the suspects fled the premises, police said.
When police searched the getaway car, they found heroin, marijuana and Suboxone, along with various drug paraphernalia.
Police arrested the driver, Tige Dyer, 38, of Lowell, Mass., with operating after suspension and two counts of possession of a controlled drug.
Jennifer Botzos, 38, of Lowell, Mass., was charged with willful concealment, and three counts of possession of a controlled drug. She had a warrant for her arrest.
Breanna Montbleau, 23, of Lowell, Mass., was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled drug, and possession of a dangerous weapon.
Botzos allegedly had a switchblade on her when she was taken into custody. She also had an active warrant for her arrest.