Two arrested for attempting to steal truck, residents block them in driveway

Two arrested for attempting to steal truck, residents block them in driveway
David Abichaker, 28, of Roslindale, Mass. and Carolyn Eaton, 24, of, Cambridge, Mass. were arrested on Jan. 15 for trying to steal a car, among other charges.

PELHAM, N.H. — Two people were arrested for allegedly trespassing and breaking into a truck after a 911 caller held the suspects at gunpoint, according to Pelham Police in New Hampshire.

Police responded to a car theft in progress on Plower Rd. in Pelham at 9:23 p.m. on Friday. When they arrived, they saw a 2018 black Honda Civic was boxed in by residents’ cars in their driveway, police said. The residents were armed, but were not pointing their firearms at the suspects at that time, police said.

The homeowner told officers that two suspects tried to steal a truck and nearly ran him over while trying to flee.

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Carolyn Eaton, 24, of, Cambridge and David Abichaker, 28, of Roslindale, were identified as the two suspects, according to police.

Police said it wasn’t until after 11 p.m. that the two complied with their commands when Abichaker finally left the car. He initially complied before quickly moving toward an officer. That officer then tased him and Abichaker was arrested.

Eaton then got out of the car and was taken into custody.

Police said that the 911 caller drove by his father’s house earlier in the night when he noticed a light on in a parked dump truck and saw a man and woman. He called his father, the property owner, and a friend to help. They approached the man and woman, who got in their Honda Civic and tried to leave.

Eaton reversed and tried to flee, almost striking the property owner, police said. The caller said they blocked the Honda Civic in the driveway and Eaton struck a van and as she tried to flee.

Eaton was charged with reckless conduct with a deadly weapon, criminal trespass, criminal mischief, and resisting arrest. She was released on personal recognizance bail and will be arraigned at Hillsborough Superior Court on Jan. 19.

Abichaker was charged with criminal trespassing and resisting arrest. He was released and will be arraigned at Salem District Court on Feb. 8.

Salem Police and New Hampshire State Police assisted.

If anyone has any questions or information about this incident, contact Sergeant Page at rpage@pelhampolice.com or (603) 635-2411.