LEWISTON — An Oxford Street man was indicted this week on dozens of charges of burglary and theft stemming from a spree of home and business break-ins.

Theodore J. Crockett, 24, of 64 Oxford St., was indicted on 18 counts of burglary and 18 of theft when the Androscoggin County grand jury rose Tuesday.

Crockett is accused of breaking into a slew of homes and businesses in Lewiston, Auburn and Greene throughout the year in 2013 and stealing a variety of items.

In the burglaries, he is accused of taking welding equipment, tools, iPods, firearms, ammunition, coins, lamps, knives, hunting gear, a saddle, generators, lawn tractors, trailers, snowblowers, chain saws, computers, an ice auger, bicycles, jewelry, furniture, video games, cash, televisions and safes.

The value of the items stolen was assessed at more than $50,000, according to court documents.

Among the businesses Crockett is accused of burglarizing are a bank and metal and machine shops.

Crockett has been issued a summons to appear in court to answer to the charges. Auburn police investigated the burglaries.

Only subscribers are eligible to post comments. Please subscribe or login first for digital access. Here’s why.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you've submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.