Suspect in Burglary of Rob Gronkowski's House Also Wanted in Dangerous Crime Spree

One of two suspects who remain on the loose in the break-in and theft at Rob Gronkowski's house last month is also wanted in connection with a series of dangerous crimes in the Merrimack Valley last week, according to police.

Shane Denn, 26, of Tewksbury, is wanted in connection with several smash and grabs and vehicle thefts in Wilmington, Andover and Tewksbury last week, Wilmington police said. Arrest warrants were filed Monday afternoon in Woburn District Court.

Denn is also wanted by Foxboro police in connection with the break-in at Gronkowski's home in Foxboro.

On Friday, Foxboro police announced that they had arrested Anthony Almeida, 31, of Randolph in connection with the burglary at Gronkowski's house. 

The New England Patriots tight end discovered the break-in after returning home from Super Bowl LII. Police still haven't said what was stolen, but in a recording of a call between responding officers and dispatch, a dispatcher said that "multiple safes and possible guns" were taken.

Foxboro police said they are still searching for two other suspects in the case - Denn and 28-year-old Eric Tyrrell of Foxboro.

According to Wilmington police, Denn is also wanted in connection with a series of vehicle crashes and thefts that occurred on March 22.

It all began at 5 a.m., when police said surveillance video captured a male suspect now believed to be Denn driving a truck through a garage door at Jimmy's Garage in Wilmington and getting out, stealing about six cartons of cigarettes. He then got back into the truck and took off.

A short time later, police said a suspect crashed a truck into a house on School Street in Andover. The homeowner told police they then watched the suspect run downhill toward Essex Street. Officers searched the area but were unable to find him.

The vehicle involved was identified by police as the same vehicle that was involved in the burglary at Jimmy's Garage in Wilmington.

While investigating the scene in Andover, Andover and Wilmington officers were also notified that Tewksbury police were investigating a break-in at a service station in their town.

Police later received a stolen vehicle report about a truck that had been stolen from Richdale Market on Railroad Street in Andover. That vehicle was last seen in Boston around 8 that morning.

Police believe all of those incidents to be related.

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