Police arrested two people late Wednesday after they were found with more than $1,000 worth of tools allegedly stolen from a Habitat for Humanity construction trailer.
Andrew Lambert, 30, and Alyssa Clayton, 25, were taken into custody, both with felony charges of burglary and possession of burglarious tools referred to the district attorney’s office.
Fitchburg police received a report of a burglary in process around 11:53 p.m. Wednesday at the trailer set up at a site on the corner of Unity and Equity Lanes on the city’s northwest side, according to a news release from the department. Officers observed two people leaving the scene and conducted a traffic stop.
During the stop, police found an undisclosed number of construction tools stolen from the site in the vehicle, the release said.
An additional charge of possession of drug paraphernalia was referred for Clayton.