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Topsfield Police Dept.
Thursday November 29th, 2012 :: 03:26 p.m. EST


Press Release

Press Release

On November 28, members of the Topsfield Police Dept. executed arrest and search warrants in Revere, Lynn and Worcester Massachusetts. The warrants served were in response to a burglary investigation of a residence on Howlett St. in Topsfield.

Information and evidence obtained from the investigation led Topsfield Detectives to an alleged suspect in Revere; with assistance from the Revere Police Tactical Team officers executed an arrest and search warrant at 219 School St. Revere, Ma. Taken into custody at the residence was an Amanda Cella, age 24. She is being charged with Receiving Stolen Property over $250. Felony, Recovered from the search were numerous items including 4 handguns, 2 shotguns, 3 rifles, over a hundred collectable knives, stamps, coins and an unknown quantity of narcotics.

Topsfield Detectives with the assistance of Worcester Police apprehended an alleged second suspect identified as Jonathan Wood, age 25, Revere, Ma. Mr. Wood is being charged with, Breaking and entering in the Daytime with the Intent to Commit a Felony.

Following through on information received, a third alleged suspect identified as Thomas Hume-Vahey, age 24, Lynn, MA was arrested at his residence by Topsfield Police Detectives with the assistance of Lynn Police. Mr. Hume-Vahey is being charged with Breaking and Entering in the Daytime with the Intent to Commit a Felony.

All alleged suspects have been arraigned at the Ipswich District Court in Newburyport. Ms. Cella is presently being held without bail.
Mr. Wood and Mr. Hume-Vahey are presently being held on $20,000 cash bail.

The case remains under investigation with additional charges pending.

Topsfield Police Dept.
210 Boston Street
Topsfield, MA 01983

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 978-887-6533

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