Westfield man arrested for breaking into car in Chicopee

Hampden County

(Chicopee Police Department)

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A Westfield man is facing charges after police say he broke into a parked vehicle on Front Street Thursday morning. 

The Chicopee Police Department said they received a report of a breaking and entering into a motor vehicle parked in the area of 325 Front Street at around 10 a.m., where a local business owner has observed a suspicious man enter the vehicle of their customer. 

Police were given a description of the suspect who had left the area before they arrived. After a quick search of the area, the suspect, 32-year-old Joshua James Snape, was located and arrested.  

Snape was charged with breaking and entering into a motor vehicle during the daytime and larceny under $1,200. 

Items stolen from the vehicle, including a wallet and money was returned to the victim, police said. 

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