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Police Log: Florida Stolen Car Found, Fisher on the Prowl

May 22, 2014 10:33PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

Bad Kitty

On Thursday, May 22, at 1:47 a.m., a caller reported a large Fisher cat in her front yard at 17 Carter St. Officers responded to the scene and confirmed the Fisher and they were able to scare the animal away.

Stolen Car Recovered Far From Home

On Sunday, May 18, just before 9 p.m., an officer reported spotting a vehicle with Florida plates pass him at the intersection of Main and Pleasant Streets.
A check of the license plate indicated that the car had been reported stolen out of Florida.
The vehicle was found parked at a home on Main Street. As a result of a brief investigation, Luis, Bonafacio, 51, of 1574 Main St., was arrested and charged with possession of a stolen motor vehicle and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Motel Clerk Helps Thwart Domestic Assault

An employee of the Motel Caswell, 450 Main St., called police at 10:21 p.m. on Sunday, May 18, to report a possible domestic assault going on in Room 238.
Officers responded to the scene and , following a brief investigation, arrested Corey R. Paten, 26, 132 Boylston Lane, Lowell. He was charged with domestic assault and battery.

Additional Calls:

Wednesday, May 21, 4:07 a.m. -- A 911 caller from Ellington Road reports a hearing a crying dog in the area. Officers respond to the scene and locate the animal, which turns out to be a baby fox. The animal flees the area.

Tuesday, May 20, 6:53 p.m. -- A female caller reports that her car had just been hit in the parking lot of Oakdale Mall on Main Street. The woman got the license plate of the vehicle, which fled the scene after hitter her car. The plate was traced to a Burlington resident. The Burlington Police were contacted and will make a notification to the owner of the vehicle.

Tuesday, May 20, 9 29 p.m. -- A 911 caller from Toreila Circle reported someone knocking on her backdoor. An officer responded to the scene and discovered the person knocking was a relative of the 911 caller who had lost their cat and was searching for it.

Monday, May 19, 6 p.m. -- A Foster Road resident walked into Police Headquarters and reported an identity theft. She said her debit card was being used to purchase Western Union checks all across the country. A report was filed.

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