DOVER - Dover police are seeking an 18-year-old former Rochester resident in connection with four local burglaries that occurred in November and December.
Joshua Elliott, whose last known address is 13A Pickering Road in the Gonic section of Rochester, is wanted for burglaries at:
- Profile Gas, a service station at 104 Central Ave., that was burglarized Nov. 27. Elliott and an accomplice forced entry to the business and stole cash, according to police.
- Prime Energy, a service station at 237 Central Ave., that was burglarized Nov. 30. Police say Elliott forced entry to the business and stole cash.
- North Country Tractor at 10 Littleworth Road was burglarized Nov. 30. Elliott and an accomplice forced entry and stole a cellular telephone, according to police.
- Quick To Go, a service station and convenience store at 547 Central Ave., that was burglarized Dec. 12. Elliott and an accomplice forced entry and stole cigarettes, police said.
Elliott is also wanted for an attempted burglary for attempting to force entry at the Dover Irving, a service station and convenience store at 165 Knox Marsh Road, on Dec. 3. Nothing was stolen in that incident.
In total, Elliott is facing charges on four counts of burglary, each a Class B felony, and one count of attempted burglary, also a Class B felony.
Elliott is described as 5-foot-10, about 160 pounds, with blond hair and blue eyes. Police say he has no fixed address but is known to frequent the Dover, Somersworth, and Rochester areas. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact the Dover Police Department at 742-4646. Those wishing to
remain anonymous may provide information to the Dover Crimeline at 749-6000. The Dover Crimeline may also be contacted via www.dovernhcrimeline.org.
Dover Police have arrested three people in connection with the same burglaries. Cody Greenwood, 18, of 48 Lafayette St., Rochester, was arrested Tuesday and charged with burglary, a Class B felony, for the Profile Gas robbery. He was released on $5,000 personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned in 7th Circuit Court, Dover District Division, Feb. 7.
Arrested Wednesday was Shaun Otis, 22, of 35 Whittier St., Dover, when he turned himself in to Dover police and charged with criminal liability for the conduct of another, a Class B felony, in connection with the burglary at Profile Gas. Police say Otis drove Elliott and Greenwood to and from that burglary. He was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned Feb. 7.
Otis' sister Shannon, 19, also of 35 Whittier St., Dover, was also arrested after she turned herself in to Dover police Wednesday and charged with criminal liability for the conduct of another, a Class B felony, in connection with the Quick to Go robbery Dec. 12. Police say she drove Elliott and an accomplice to and from that burglary. She was released on $1,000 personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned Feb. 7.
Police have identified David Sullivan, 17, of 25 Hanson St., Dover, as Elliott's accomplice in the Dec. 12 burglary, and he is currently in custody on unrelated charges. An arrest warrant has been issued for him.
A 16-year-old male has been charged with burglarizing North Country Tractor with Elliott on Nov. 30. He has been referred to the juvenile justice system.