Man arrested in September home break-in, assault of elderly Hollis woman
HOLLIS - A Nashua man has been arrested for a September home break-in and assault.
Danny M. Le, 22, of South Main Street, Nashua, was arrested by the Nashua Police Department on a warrant issued by Nashua district court.
Le is being charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping, burglary, robbery - class A felonies; and conspiracy to commit theft of a motor vehicle and criminal restraint, class B felonies.
On Sept. 25 around 4:35 a.m. the Hollis Police Department received an emergency call regarding the attack 8 Worcester Road.
An investigation found that several male suspects stole a a vehicle from a residence on Merrill Lane and drove to Worcester Road.
The suspects disabled the power before entering the home, police said. Once they entered the home, the men bound up the home owner, 93-year-old Lillian Alpaugh, and her caretaker, 60-year-old Kathleen McCormack Haddad, police said. Alpaugh suffered serious injuries as a result of the incident and has since died. Her cause of death is classified as natural.
After stealing several items from the home, the suspects fled in McCormack Haddad's vehicle, police said. That vehicle was found in a driveway on Depot Road in Hollis in the area of Merrill Lane. The stolen minivan was left at the Alpaugh's home.
The Hollis Police Department held press conference at 3 p.m. at the Hollis Town Hall.
Le remains in custody at this time.
The Hollis Police Detective Division continues to investigate this case and more arrests are anticipated. The Hollis Police Department is asking that anyone with information to call (603) 465-7637 or visit the tips website to provide a confidential or anonymous tip.