Two Millinocket Men Could be Tied to Number of Camp Burglaries 

Catherine Pegram

Two men from Millinocket who could be connected to more than 30 camp break-ins since September remain in the Penobscot County Jail. 30-year-old David Bechard was arrested Monday night for a camp burglary in Molunkus Township in Aroostook County, along with 34-year-old James Willis. They both appeared in court today on one count of burglary, but state police say they could face other charges.Police tell us they believe the men broke into more than 30 camps on Ambajejus Lake in Piscataquis County and on Smith Pond and South Twin Lake in Penobscot County.So far police have recovered two firearms, electronics, games, camping items and household goods stolen from the camps. Bail was set today for Bechard at 1-thousand dollars cash, Willis at 3-hundred dollars cash. They’re scheduled to appear in court again in December.