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Police Log: Drug Deal Busted, Resident Interrupts Car Break-in

Jun 05, 2014 04:42PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

Most people wouldn't take much notice of two cars idling next to each other in the parking lot of a gas station/convenience store. But to a cop with solid instincts, things are not often as they seem.
Such was the case just before noon on Tuesday, when an alert Tewksbury Police Officer broke up a an alleged drug deal in progress outside the Fresh Express, 1706 Shawsheen St. The officer radioed in that he was out with two suspicious vehicles and backup units responded to the scene.
After an investigation and search of the vehicles, two men were arrested on drug charges.
Christopher M. Beurman, 47, 43 Leicester St., North Oxford was charged with possession of a Class B substance and conspiracy to violate the state's drug laws.
Michael A. Albano, 58, 5 Richard St., Medford, was charged with two counts of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, distributing cocaine, possession of a Class A substance with intent to distribute, Possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute and conspiracy to violate the state's drug laws.
Both men were arraigned in Lowell District Court.

Resident interrupts vehicle break-in
On Thursday, June 5, at 4:32 a.m., a Rogers Street resident called 911 to report a vehicle break-in. She said she heard someone in her car and went outside to see what was going on. The woman said she saw a man in her car, who then ran off through a neighbor's yard.
The woman described the suspect as a white male, wearing a white t-shirt and white shorts. Units responded to the scene, including a K9 unit and the State Police but a search was unable to locate the suspect.

Alleged drunk driver ends up stuck on resident's lawn
Thursday, June 5, at 1:02 a.m., police received a 911 call from Colonial Drive regarding an accident on their property. The caller reported that a blue van had struck another vehicle and then had gotten stuck on their lawn. Officers responded to the scene and noticed that a utility pole had also been damaged. National Grid was notified.
After a brief investigation, the driver of the van was arrested. Eugene L. Roux, 55, 155 Helvetius St., Tewksbury, was charged with OUI-liquor (2nd offense), marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle. A second person was taken into protective custody.

Christina M. Bibik, 37, 360 Littleton Road Apt. H2, Chelmsford, was arrested at Motel 6 on June 3 on a warrant for possession of a Class B substance.
Mark Piantidosi, 33, 311 Dale St., North Andover, was arrested on Tuesday, June 3, at 10:02 a.m. and charged with OUI-liquor, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, marked lanes violation, negligent operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, open alcoholic beverage in the car and failure to stop for a police officer.

Additional Calls:

Wednesday, June 4, 4:46 p.m. -- The clerk at the Mobile USA, 2 Main St. called police to report two men had jumped out of a car and run into the store and stole the television. He said the men then left in an unknown vehicle heading toward Lowell.
Wednesday, June 4, 5:54 p.m. -- A court officer who lives in Tewksbury walked into pPolice Headquarters and reported that someone had been making telephone threats against him and his family. The court where he works ran a trace on the calls but could not identify the caller. Additional patrols will be conducted in the man's neighborhood.

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