For Immediate Release - May 17, 2011

Menchin Plea

District Attorney Michael O'Keefe today announced that Alan Menchin (dob: 3/15/91) formerly of 15 Middle Street, South Dennis, MA, pled guilty in Barnstable Superior Court on Friday May 13, 2011, for Burglary into the home of a Yarmouth couple. Mr. Menchin admitted committing the crimes as indicted: Armed Burglary and Assault on an Occupant, Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, a glass candlestick, Assault and Battery on a person over the age of 60, and Larceny from a Building. The husband in his eighties was the victim of the assault crimes and suffered head and facial injuries, from which he has since recovered. The Honorable Judge Robert Rufo sentenced Mr. Menchin to 12 - 15 years committed to the state prison at MCI Cedar Junction. The case was investigated by the Yarmouth Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police out of the Yarmouth State Police Barracks.