A teenager charged with breaking into a Main Street home in Canaan and stealing copper in July has been indicted by a Somerset County grand jury.

And indictment of Hunter C. Prew, 19, of Windsor, charged with burglary, theft and criminal mischief, was handed down Thursday.

Prew, who at the time of his arrest was listed as from Newport, and Ryan Gaudet, 19, of Hartland, were found hiding in a small storage area of the house when police responded to a neighbor’s report of two strangers on the property around 8:30 a.m. while the owners were not at home, according to a July news release from the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office..

Police said at the time the pair had cut into an active propane line while stealing the copper.

The back door of the house had been broken into, a gas stove had been pulled from the wall and the copper tubing had been cut. Gaudet was also charged at the time.

Other indictments handed up by the Somerset Copunty grand jury Thursday include:

Tonia R. Berryman, 27, of Skowhegan, charged with trafficking heroin and possession of heroin on Sept. 24 in Skowhegan.

Jason J. Cunningham, 40, of Palmyra, charged with theft between Nov. 30 and Dec. 27 in Hartland.

Ruby J. Grondin, 30, of North Anson, charged with burglary and aggravated criminal mischief on July 9 in Anson. Grondin is also charged with burglary and criminal mischief on July 10 in Anson.

Dwain H. Libby, 46, of Anson, charged with possession of schedule Z drugs and marijuana cultivation on Aug. 15 in Anson.

Shane N. Perry, 45, of Fairfield, charged with assault with priors and domestic violence assault on Oct. 22 in Fairfield.

Shain A. Sargent, 43, of Skowhegan, charged with aggravated criminal mischief and refusing to submit to arrest on Oct. 1 in Canaan.

Thomas W. Schwenker, 38, of Center Mariches, N.Y., charged with criminal operating under the influence on Sept. 30 in Madison.

Tiffany D. Weems, 23, of Skowhegan, charged with theft on Aug. 26 in Skowhegan.


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