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Police Log: DeMoulas Employee Attacked While Driving, New Phone Scam Reported

Aug 01, 2014 09:57AM ● Published by Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

Tewksbury Police are investigating an ugly incident that took place just hours after the DeMoulas Supermarkets co-CEOs announced plans to replace any workers who did not come back on the job Monday.
A female employee walked into Police Headquarters Wednesday at 6:21 p.m. and asked to speak to an officer. She reported that as she was leaving the DeMoulas headquarters at 875 East St., her car window was smashed by a person she identified only as a Market Basket employee.
Lt. Williams interviewed the victim and filed a report.

Apparently he really, really, really didn't want a subscription
On Wednesday, July 30, at 9:21 p.m., dispatch received a call from a Carnation Drive resident who said she could here a male neighbor screaming for help. Two officers responded to the scene and, unable to get a response from the resident, called in firefighters to be able to access the apartment.
The officers were able to gain access and speak to the resident. It turned out that the elderly man who lived there was neither the victim of a crime nor having a medical crisis. He had been yelling at a person on the phone who had called to try to sell him magazines.

Resident doesn't call for phone scam
On Wednesday, July 30, at 5:14 p.m., dispatch received a call from a Washington Street resident reporting an extortion attempt over the phone. The resident said he received a call from a man who claimed to have his brother held at gunpoint and demanded $800. After informing the police of the scam, he also called both of his brothers and verified that they were both fine.

Arrests:
Anass Dahany, 22, 100 MassMill Drive, Apt. 210, Lowell, was arrested on Wednesday, July 30 at Wal-Mart and was charged with conspiracy and shoplifting by asportation.
Brianna Jeanne Andrews, 22, 80 Dexter Ave., Dracut, was arrested on Tuesday, July 29, at Home Depot and was charged with shoplifting by concealing merchandise.

Additional calls:
Wednesday, July 30, 8:26 a.m. --  A Davis Morris Road resident called police to report his mailbox had been vandalized overnight.


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