By CAROL ROBIDOUX
Union Leader Correspondent
DERRY – Derry Police announced yesterday they have made several arrests in recent weeks in connection with a number of burglaries and thefts, including the arrest Thursday of a Hampstead man at Derry District Court, already in custody on unrelated charges.
Scot E. Jalbert Jr., 23, of 25 Glenwood North Road, Hampstead, was arrested Thursday on warrants charging him with burglary, theft and resisting detention as the result of an incident at Hannaford Supermarket on Manchester Road dating back to January 31. Police said Jalbert allegedly shoplifted two bags of baby products from the store and fled from police.
Jalbert was also charged on a separate warrant for his alleged part in a residential burglary on Jan. 28 on Warner Hill Road. Jalbert was returned to jail after the court set bail at $5,000.
Other burglary suspects arrested are:
David M. Pento, 24, of 27 Fairway Drive, #12, arrested Aug. 17 at his apartment. Pento is charged with two counts burglary in connection with a Jan. 28 burglary on Warner Hill Road and a Feb. 18 burglary on Olesen Road, where guns, jewelry, electronics and money were stolen. Pento was held on $20,000 cash bail;
Tamra Reed-Matheson, 24, of 639 Maple St., Manchester, was arrested Aug. 23 at Derry Police headquarters. She was charged with a Class A misdemeanor theft for allegedly taking UPS packages from a Stark Road residence on Dec. 22. She was held on $5,000 cash bail;
Christopher Gebala, 23, of 9 Fairway Dr., #10, was arrested June 30 for allegedly receiving stolen property in connection to a December 2009 burglary. He was released on $3,000 personal recognizance bail;
Two other suspects are wanted in connection with various burglaries in town. They are:
Jessica Miller, 23, and Stephen Decarolis, husband and wife, last known address 41 Manchester St., Apt. 11, Manchester. Both are wanted on a number of charges including burglary, theft and receiving stolen property.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Decarolis and/or Miller should contact Derry Police detectives at 432-6111.
Police said additional arrests are expected over the next few days of other suspects in a number of burglaries still under investigation.