Man gets 1 to 3 years in prison for stealing van that was found holding items taken from day care center

LACONIA — A former Laconia man pleaded guilty in Belknap County Superior Court to one count of felony receiving stolen property — a 2002 Dodge van.
Judge James O'Neill sentenced Tyler Brissette, 29, whose last known address was 60 Pearl Street to one to three years in prison.
According to Gilford Police, who found Brissette, they learned the van had been stolen from Laconia when they responded to a report of an intoxicated individual at the Walmart parking lot on September of 2012.
They say they found Brissette parked in front of the High Spirits Day Care Center on Intervale Road, where they said he was actively loading items from the center into the van.
They said Brissette gave them a false name but he was later identified by police.
Brissette plead arrangement is that he reimburses the victim $1,039 and the insurance company $1,442.
He is also to seek drug and alcohol treatment within 60 days of his release.