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New Hampshire Men Arrested In Connection With Daylight Burglary

Mar 02, 2016 12:58PM ● By Bill Gilman

Brandon Simmons and Keith Babcock face charges in connection with a break-in on William G Drive.

Two New Hampshire men are facing multiple charges in two communities after allegedly breaking into a Tewksbury home, Monday afternoon.

According to Police Chief Timothy Sheehan, Brandon Simmons, 28, of 51 Causeway Street in Seabrook, New Hampshire and Keith Babcock, 33, of 8 Raymond Drive in Seabrook, New Hampshire were arrested in connection with the burglary of a home on William G. Drive.

The incident began just before 3 p.m. on Feb. 29, when officers responded to a residence on William G. Drive for a reported housebreak.  According to the police report, the homeowner had discovered a suspicious motor vehicle in his driveway and subsequently confirmed that his home had been broken into.

According to police, the vehicle fled the scene and the homeowner followed in his own car. The suspect vehicle was allegedly operating recklessly and was stopped by Andover Police just iover the town line.

The driver of the suspect vehicle was identified as Simmons. Andover Police arrested Simmons and charged him with Operating to Endanger, Possession of Burglarious Tools, Possession of a Class A Substance (heroin), and Marked Lanes Violation. 

The second suspect, identified as Babcock, allegedly fled William G. Drive on foot was located by Wilmington and Andover K9 Units inside a shed in the rear of an Andover residence. Andover Police arrested Babcock and charged him with Possession of a Class A Substance (heroin), and Breaking and Entering (shed for a misdemeanor). In addition, Babcock had two outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Both suspects were arraigned in Lawrence District Court on Tuesday and were held on high bail.  

According to Sheehan, Tewksbury Detectives requested the issuance of felony arrest warrants from Lowell District Court for both Simmons and Babcock for Breaking and Entering During the Daytime for Felony, Malicious Destruction of Property Over $250, and Larceny Over $250 and the warrants were both issued. 

The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center @ 978-851-7373.  If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line @ 978-851-0175 or send an email to

Al Fresca Ristorante


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