PELHAM — Police have arrested a second man in connection with his alleged involvement in a burglary on Nashua Road June 22.

Matthew Deschenes, 17, of Pelham was arrested Wednesday on a warrant stemming from the burglary.

A Pelham firefighter's home was burglarized and a deputy fire chief's jacket that had been passed down through the family was one of the articles stolen.

Other items taken included jewelry, electronics, lawn equipment and tools.

The fire jacket, lawn equipment and tools were recovered, but police are still looking for the other items.

Police earlier arrested Peter Dunn, 18, of Nashua.

He was charged with burglary, possession of drugs and operating a motor vehicle after suspension.

Deschenes is charged with criminal liability for the conduct of another for his involvement in the burglary.

He was released on $10,000 personal recognizance bail. He is scheduled to be arraigned at 8 a.m. July 27 in Salem District Court.

Dunn, who was described as homeless at the time of his arrest, was arraigned in late June. Police arrested him after a routine traffic stop.

They discovered 15 Ecstasy pills in Dunn's sock and some of the stolen items.

Dunn's father told the court during his son's arraignment that he had kicked him out of their Nashua home.

The father said his son had a drug problem and needed treatment.


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