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Lynn man charged in a series of home break-ins

LYNNFIELD — A suspect has been arrested for a series of home break-ins on the North Shore following a multi-community investigation, according to the Lynnfield Police Department.

Richard Belyea, 46, of Lynn was arraigned in Peabody District Court on Tuesday.

Prosecutors say he broke into two homes in town and was in possession of stolen property from a third house. Police said he had items stolen from houses in Swampscott, Marblehead, and Wakefield.

Belyea is being held on $100,000 bail.

A joint effort of the Lynnfield, Swampscott, Marblehead, Wakefield, Lynn, and Saugus police departments found and arrested him.

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