Two R.I. brothers charged in alleged comic book theft in Southborough


Southborough – Police Chief Kenneth M. Paulhus released this statement this morning:

On November 27, 2017, at 0023 hours, Southborough Police investigated a Breaking and Entering call at the Hall of Comics located at 3 Turnpike Road.  Inventory valued at approximately $23,000  dollars was reported to be missing.  Working with the owner of the business, Detective Keith Nichols and Lt. Sean James were able to trace several of the comics that were sold to another comic book business in Cranston, R.I.

Detective Nichols was able to work with the Cranston P.D. Detective Unit in developing suspects who were also wanted in similar crimes in R.I.  As a result, Corey Cheshier (age 31) of West Warwick R.I. will be summonsed for arraignment in Westborough District Court to face charges of B&E Building Night Time For Felony (266/16/A), Larceny Over $250.00 For Felony (266/30/A), and Trespass (266/120).  He is currently in custody in R.I.

A warrant has been issued for his brother, Tyler Cheshier (age 20) of Coventry, R.I., as a result of the investigation. He will face the same charges in relation to the break.  A portion of the stolen comic books have been recovered at the West Warwick address of Corey Cheshier.


The Department would like to recognize Lt. James and Detective Nichols for their investigative work in solving numerous Breaking and Entering and Theft cases over the past several months.