West Bridgewater: Four Rhode Island Men Charged With Break-In

Credit: West Bridgewater Police

Credit: West Bridgewater Police


Four men are facing charges in connection with an early morning break-in in West Bridgewater.

Police say that on Thursday officers responded to a burglar alarm at Bettencourts Motorcycle on South Main St.

Upon arrival the officers found an open garage bay and a smashed window to the property.

They immediately began a search and found the stolen motorcycles stashed in the woods a short distance from the business.

Officers also found four men hidden in the woods waiting in pickup trucks.

Police say the men had items common for burglars, matched the descriptions of the suspects seen on video surveillance and other items they suspect were used in the commission of the break.

The four men, 18-year-old Robert Black of Cranston, R.I.; and 28-year-old Mishquamatokqs Fayweather, 20-year-old Eric Black, and 20-year-old Andy Melgar, all from Providence, were taken into custody.

They were transported to Brockton District Court where they were arraigned on charges of Possession of Burglarious instruments, Conspiracy, Breaking and Entering in the Night Time for a Felony, and Defacing Property. 

About Dan McCready

Dan McCready is a South Shore native who’s happy to be back working in his home region. After graduating from Catholic Memorial High School, GO KNIGHTS! Dan attended Suffolk University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BA in Communications. After college Dan worked as a standup comic and actor appearing in several theatrical productions, independent films, and worked as a background extra in films and TV shows including Fever Pitch, Underdog, and Brotherhood while also working as a weekend overnight DJ on Easy 99.1. Eventually Dan began covering the Boston entertainment scene for Production Live Online and, after being bit by the journalism bug, decided to further his studies at Northeastern University, where he earned his master's degree. Since that time Dan has worked across many media platforms for organizations including the Patriot Ledger, Cape Cod Broadcasting, and 1420 WBSM in New Bedford. Dan is currently residing in Milton and enjoys hanging out with friends, candlepin bowling, playing video games, and making videos for his fledgling YouTube Channel.