The damage to the homes is significant, he said.
“We’re talking about replacing a whole water-carrying system to a house,” Caggiano said. “So, it’s the cost of a plumber, rerunning pipes, water heaters damaged, water pump systems, most of these are forced hot-water systems. The attraction to older houses is all the copper pipes. Why break into an old house? It’s easier and cheaper.”
Willette is free on bail on the suspended driving charges, both of which carry potential fines and up to three years in jail. He is scheduled to appear in 10th Circuit Court in Plaistow Dec. 17 to answer those charges.
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