Burglary of Hall School

11/22/2013 - Portland Police Department
109 Middle Street
Portland, Maine 04101
CONTACT: Det. Sgt. Kevin Cashman, 207-874-8582


November 22, 2013

Burglary of Hall School

Isaiah David Taylor (Age 18), of Portland, ME, was arrested by the Portland Police Department and charged with Burglary. Daniel Perez (age 20), of Portland, ME was arrested for Criminal Trespass.

On 11/22/13, at approximately 2:40 AM, Portland Police officers responded to a burglar alarm sounding at Hall Elementary School located at 23 Orono Rd. Officers observed several males dressed in dark clothing fleeing from the back of the school. The subjects were pushing a cart loaded with 24 laptop computers.

Minutes later, officers checking the area located a vehicle running in the driveway of 30 Sunset Avenue, in the backseat were several Apple desktop computers. Officers subsequently located four (4) individuals in the residence. Isaiah Taylor, the owner of the vehicle, was arrested for Burglary. Daniel Perez and a 16 year old male were arrested for Criminal Trespass.

Portland Police Detectives executed a search warrant on Taylor’s vehicle and recovered 15 Apple desktop computers as well as several other items stolen from the school. The estimated value of the recovered stolen property is $40,000.00.

Taylor is currently at the Cumberland County Jail. His bail has been set at $1,000.00. Taylor is currently scheduled to make his first appearance in Cumberland County Unified Criminal court on Monday, 11/25 at 1:00PM. Perez was released on $100.00 bail. The juvenile who was arrested is being held at Long Creek Correctional Facility.

The investigation is continuing and Detectives expect to make additional arrests.

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