On Thursday, October 11, 2012, Londonderry Police arrested four individuals on Pillsbury Road. The arrests came after a call was received reporting patrons that were “attempting to load their car with apples.”
The police station received the call at about 5:30 PM Thursday evening. An officer responded to the scene, just seconds from the police station at Mack’s U-Pick 3, and quickly placed the four into custody.
|Tony Wong; age 57||Hang Wong; age 58|
|Wai Wong; age 27||Steven Wong; age 19|
All four reside at the same address in Quincy, Massachusetts. They are all being charged with Theft by Deception, with an additional charge of Obstructing Government Administration for Wai Wong. The Wongs were released on personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned in Derry District Court on November 5, 2012.
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Though these arrests appear to be the first of the season, apple thefts in Londonderry are common and both police and property owners are taking action. Last year there were three notable situations, along with four arrests, regarding apple thefts. Read about them here: