Police charge teen hosted parties in seasonal Belmont house

BELMONT — Police have charged a 17-year-old local with one count of burglary and one count of prohibited sales for allegedly breaking in to a seasonal home on Tucker Shore Road and using it for underage drinking parties.
A media release issued yesterday by Belmont Police indicated police were made aware of the suspicious activity by a concerned neighbor.
Police were able to determine Timothy Champagne, 17, of 110 Elaine Drive in Belmont was allegedly responsible and he turned himself into Belmont Police Saturday. He was charged, released on personal recognizance bail and given a court date of April 18.
Police ask that seasonal residents keep their driveways plowed during the winter and have people periodically check on the property. If any one sees anything that may be suspicious, they are asked to call the Belmont Police at 267-3850.