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Westborough Police arrest two men in connection with YMCA break-ins

Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning:

On 7/28/15, at approximately 2:58 PM, the Westborough Police received a report from the staff at the YMCA at 4 Valente Dr. reporting that two suspects from previous thefts had entered the building. Det. Sgt. Peter Goodney along with Dets. Gary Hassett and Steven Tompkins set up a surveillance in and around the building. A short while later, a suspect later identified as James Joubert, age 26 of 2 Frankiln St. Framingham, was seen exiting the building and walking into the parking lot. He was observed walking through the parking lot where he was observed entering numerous parked vehicles. He was then observed to walk back into the building where he was taken into custody by Det. Sgt. Goodney and Det. Hassett after a brief struggle. In his possession was key fob for one of the vehicles in the parking lot. This key was stolen from a locker in the male locker room which were either unlocked or forced open.

The other suspect, identified as Emmanuel Paragios, age 37 of 42 Walsh Ave. Peabody, was arrested by Off. LeeAnne Baker walking down the driveway away from the building. In his possession were items also stolen from the locker room.

Joubert and Paragiuous were charged with larceny over $250 3 counts, breaking and entering a depository 2 counts, malicious destruction of property and breaking and entering a motor vehicle with intent to commit a felony. Joubert was also arrested on an outstanding warrant from Framingham District Court for armed robbery and intimidation.

Both suspects were held without bail and will be arraigned in WDC this morning.

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