WAREHAM (CBS) – A man suspected of breaking into stores in Wareham and Foxboro was ordered held on $2,500 bail Wednesday.

Officers from Wareham, Bourne, and Foxboro raided 29-year-old Andrew Darby’s home in Bourne Tuesday afternoon and arrested him.

Andrew Darby. (Photo credit: Wareham Police

Investigators say he smashed his way into the Wreckless Hobbies shop on Cranberry Highway in Wareham around 3 a.m. back on February 21 and took off with $3,500 worth of items, including remote controlled cars.

Foxboro Police reported a similar incident at Hobby Quarters on Saturday, March 16. Three days later Foxboro Police got a tip on a possible suspect in Bourne.

Police say Andrew Darby stole RC cars from Hobby Quarters in Foxboro (Surveillance video)

Wareham Police say they were granted a search warrant and went to Darby’s home Tuesday.

“During the raid two loaded firearms were located, one being in a jacket pocket of the suspect. Inside the home detectives confiscated several previously stolen items,” Wareham Police said in a statement Wednesday.

Darby was arrested and held overnight. He’s charged with breaking and entering, larceny, and vandalizing property.

He was arraigned in Wareham District Court Wednesday. He’s due back in court April 14.


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