By Carol McCracken (Post # 1,613)
Three arrests were made today in an early morning burglary of Hall Elementary School, located at 23 Orono Road. Around 2:40 AM, Portland Police officers responded to a burglar alarm sounding at the school.
Officers observed several males dressed in dark clothing fleeing from the back of the school. The subjects were pushing a cart loaded with 24 laptop computers. Minutes later, officers checking the area located a vehicle running in the driveway of 30 Sunset Avenue. In the backseat were 15 Apple desktop computers as well as other items stolen from the school. Officers subsequently located 4 individuals in the residence at 30 Sunset Avenue. The estimated value of the recovered stolen property is $40,000.
Isiah David Taylor, 18, was arrested and charged with Burglary. Daniel Perez, 20, was arrested for Criminal Trespass. A 16-year-old male was arrested for Criminal Trespass.
The investigation is continuing and police expect to make more arrests.