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Nashua police arrest three from N.Y. in theft, fraud ring

January 29. 2018 10:16AM
Arrested in nashua and charged with receiving stolen property were, from left, Everton Ellis, Armelle Chester and Jeffrey Martin, all of New York. 

NASHUA — Three New York residents were arrested about 4:15 p.m. last Wednesday, accused in connection with an organized theft and fraud ring, police said.

According to a release, on Jan. 19 police were called by a homeowner who said several packages had been delivered to their home, addressed to someone else, and which a person they didn’t know tried to pick up. Police received several similar reports over the next few days until police were able to watch such a package delivered and three people try to pick it up.

Officers stopped the car they were riding in and arrested Everton Ellis, 40, of 1031 Miles Square Road, Yonkers, Armelle Chester, 25, of 1200 E. 95th St., New York City and Jeffrey Martin, 48 of 17 Hartin Ave., New York, N.Y. All three were charged with receiving stolen property, a Class A felony, police said.

Ellis was held on $200,000 cash bail, while Chester and Martin each were held on $25,000 cash bail. All three were arraigned Jan. 25, police said.

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