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Police Log: Man With Three Outstanding Warrants Allegedly Causes Disturbance

Jun 03, 2014 12:15AM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

A Tewksbury man learned last weekend that when one has three outstanding warrants, one might want to keep a low profile.
On Saturday, May 31, at 6:39 p.m., a caller from Advanced Auto Parts, 1777 Main St., reported that a customer was out of control. The caller went on to say that the man had left the store and was out in the parking lot yelling at kids.
Two officers responded to the scene. After a brief investigation, they arrested James Lyons, 55, 24 Carnation Drive, Tewksbury. Lyons allegedly had outstanding warrants for disturbing the peace, possession of a Class B substance and driving with a suspended license.

Child left unattended at Wal-Mart, parents didn't notice
On Sunday, June 1, police received a call from a Wal-Mart employee at around 6:30 p.m., reporting a child left unattended at the store. The employee said they had been paging the parents for approximately 20 minutes but that the parents could not be located.
An officer responded to the scene and the parents were ultimately located. It turns out that each parent thought the other had the child with them.

Suspicious vehicle leads to drug bust
On Friday, May 30, an officer reported a suspicious vehicle parked along Wilson Road. Dispatch reported that the owner of the vehicle might have an outstanding warrant. The officer said he would continue to observe the vehicle and followed it toward Main Street.
The officer pulled over the vehicle as it was pulling into the parking lot at Tedeschi's. John J. Sabato Jr., 46 Villa Roma Drive, Tewksbury was arrested and charged with possession of a Class B drug and possession of a dangerous weapon. Sabato also had an outstanding warrant for soliciting a prostitute.

Additional arrests:
Matthew Bennett, 20, 133 Shawsheen St, Tewksbury, was arrested on Monday, June 2, at 6:57 a.m. and was charged with driving an uninsured motor vehicle, driving an unlicensed motor vehicle and driving an unregistered motor vehicle. He also had an outstanding warrant unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Michael J. Prochilo, 31, 23 Hichburn St., Revere, was arrested on Saturday, May 31, at the intersection of Main Streeet and Shawsheen Street, following a two-car accident. He was charged with OUI-liquor.
Tiffany Plourde, 22, 101 Hildreth St., Westford, was arrested on Friday, May 30, and was charged with shoplifting by asportation. A man with her at the time of her arrest, was taken into protective custody.
Justin T. Murphy, 27, 125 Gorham St., Chelmsford, was arrested on Friday, May 30, at 10:16 p.m. and was charged with possession of a class B substance with intent to distribute.

Additional calls:
On Monday, June 2, 12:39 a.m. -- A driver reported a tractor trailer driving on the wrong side of the road on Pleasant Street.  An officer responded to the are and the truck was pulled over. The driver said he was lost and had been looking for the Market Basket Warehouse.

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