Meredith man charged with receiving stolen property in both Laconia & Tilton

LACONIA — A Meredith man who allegedly stole an X-Box 360 from a Summer Street home was ordered held on a total of $3,000 cash after appearing in the 4th Circuit Court, Laconia Division yesterday.

John Ladson, 33, of Water St is charged by Laconia Police for one count of receiving stolen property.

John Ladson, 33, of Water St. also faces a charge from Tilton Police for receiving stolen property for allegedly selling a sub-woofer he stole from the same home to Fast Cash in Tilton. The property was recovered by Tilton Police.

According to affidavits, Ladson returned the X-box 360 to the person from whom he took it but when Laconia Police interviewed him he initially told them he had nothing to do with the theft and said he would come in a speak to the officer. He never did.

Ladson also faces additional charges in Laconia for driving in February of 2014 after his license was suspended for allegedly driving while intoxicated in January of 2014. Because part of his bail conditions includes being free from legal problems, Ladson is also charged with one count of breach of bail.