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Police Log: TPD Investigates Vehicle Break-ins, Hit-And-Run

Nov 19, 2014 08:42AM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

Tewksbury Police are investigating a trio of vehicle break-ins that took place in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Nov. 18.
Two of the break-ins occurred at addresses very close to each other. The first, at 17 Astle St., was reported at 7:13 a.m. The homeowner reported that two of his vehicles had been broken into some time overnight.
Later in the day, a resident at 115 French St. called police and reported a vehicle broken into overnight at that address.
A third incident was also reported from the other side of town. Police received a call at 11:32 a.m. reporting that a vehicle parked at Chidsey Consulting, 310 River Road, had been broken into at some point overnight.
Officers were dispatched to the locations of each incident and reports were filed. Investigations are ongoing.

Mother reports hit-and-run
A mother and child escaped injury after being the victims of an alleged hit and run Tuesday morning.
According to a police report, Dispatch received a call at 9:42 a.m. from a woman who said her vehicle had been struck at the intersection of Whipple Road and Pond Street. The woman said she was now at her residence.
The caller said her son was with her in her car at the time of the crash but that neither was injured. She described the other vehicle as a black Grand-Am being driven by a female, adding that it likely sustained damage to the front end driver's side in the crash.
An officer was dispatched to the caller's home to gather more information and a report was filed.

Marcus A. Morton, 29, 308 Howard St., Lawrence, was arrested on Monday, Nov. 17 and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license, driving an unregistered motor vehicle, driving an uninsured motor vehicle and illegally attaching plates. He also had two outstanding warrants.
Paul J. Moriarty Jr., 22, 83 Shawsheen St., Tewksbury, was arrested on Monday, Nov. 17, on a warrant of apprehension.
David N. Paredes, 20, 1 Revolutionary Ridge, Bedford, was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 16, and charged with shoplifting by asportation and possession of a Class B drug.

Additional calls:
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 1:52 p.m. --  A Chandler Street resident walked into Police Headquarters and reported that someone had poured sugar into the gas tank of her vehicle. She said she believes she knows who was responsible. A report was filed.

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