Webster Police Make Arrest After Morning House Burglary


Webster Police

Alert neighbors who heard a house alarm going off on Riverside Drive in Webster helped Webster Police locate the suspect from the break-in on Tuesday, April 24th.

It was 8:30 in the morning when police responded to 2 Riverside Drive.  Neighbors reported seeing 2 people running towards St. Joseph’s Cemetery in the area of nearby construction pits.  After a brief search, the pair was located on Normandy Avenue, with items believed to have been stolen from the home.

After investigating further, it was discovered that the male, Patrick Salvas had broken into the home and a removed the property he was found with. He was brought to the police station, where he was also found to be in possession of heroin, in an amount that appeared to be packaged for sale.

Salvas was charged with breaking and entering in the daytime with intent to commit a felony, larceny, and possession of a class A substance with intent to distribute.

He was being held at the police station on $5040 bail and will be arraigned in Dudley District Court on Wednesday, April 25th.

Webster Police say that charges are pending on the second person involved with this crime.