For Immediate Release: 3/27/2017 11:48 am
Worcester, MA (March 27, 2017) - On Sunday, March 26, 2017 at approximately 12:26 PM, Worcester Police responded to 136 Green Street for a suspicious person. Police dispatchers were informed by a citizen that a male dressed in black with a black mountain bike was looking inside of cars in the lot of Crompton Collective.
Upon the officers arrival they observed a male fitting the description of the suspect. The male was still next to the bicycle. Officers identified the male as Craig Schotte, 28-years-old with a last known address of 34 Miles Street, Millbury.
While at the scene, one of the officers spoke with the person that called the police. The witness stated that Mr. Schotte was seen entering and rummaging through a tan GMC and a black KIA sedan. The male was also seen looking into other vehicles in the lot.
Mr. Schotte was placed under arrest and charged with Breaking and Entering into a Motor Vehicle in the Daytime with the Intent to Commit a Felony.
Mr. Schotte will be arraigned today at the Worcester County District Courthouse.