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Police Log: Woman Attempts To Stop Plow, Officer Bitten By Dog

Jan 30, 2015 08:06AM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

Tewksbury Dispatch received multiple calls regarding a man screaming for help, but it was a Police Officer who wound up in pain.
The incident began Wednesday, Jan. 28, around 1:30 p.m. when two calls, including one on the 911 line, came into Police Headquarters, both reporting hearing a man screaming for help near a residence on North Street. One caller also reported hearing a dog barking.
Three officers responded to the scene and was able to locate the man and talk to him. An officer reported that the man had not been yelling for help but had, in fact, been yelling at his snowblower, which was not working.
However, during the course of events, the officer also had interaction with the homeowner's dog and was bitten. the officer filed a report on the incident.

Internal flooding damages building
Police received a 911 call at 8:16 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, reporting water coming from the outside wall of Life Healing, at 553 Main St., Unit 5. An an officer responded to the scene but reported there was no way to shut the water off. He said this would cause a problem because the water would start to flood the parking lot.
Contact was made with Property Management but they said different management companies managed each unit. Contact could not be made with the Life Healing owners.
Additional emergency help was called in.

  • David Nelson, 27, 22 Circle Drive, Meredith, NH, was arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 28, on charges of shoplifting merchandise with a value $100 or more, following an incident at Walmart.
  • Denise P. Georgopoulos, 43, 112 Hampshire St., Lowell, was arrested on Wednesday, Jan. 28 and charged with shoplifting, possession of a Class B substance and two counts of possession of a Class E substance.

Additional Calls:
  • Monday, Jan. 26, 5:29 p.m. -- Multpile 911 calls reported a single-car accident on Maple Street near Whittemore Street. A full emergency response arrived on scene. Two persons were in the crash and were taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus. The car was towed by Penney's.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 27, 4:43 p.m. -- The Department of Public Works reported there was a woman standing in the middle of the road near 1306 South St. attempting to stop a plow from clearing the street. An officer responded to the scene and spoke to the woman. The plow was allowed to proceed.
  • Tuesday, Jan. 27, 7:30 p.m. -- A Department of Transportation employee reported seeing a private plow operator clearing the lot at Atamian Volkswagon plowing snow from the lot into Route 38. The DOT worker tried talking to the man which led to a verbal argument. According to the DOT worker, the plow operator yelled at him and told him that his cousin was a Tewksbury cop.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 28, 11:48 p.m. -- A 911 caller from Texas Road reported that her sister and her boyfriend had just come into the house and took the keys to their uncle's car and then stole the car. The boyfriend's phone was traced and found to be in the area of Astle Road. Two officers were sent to search the area. A BOLO was put out on the vehicle and a report was filed.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 28, 6:26 a.m.  -- A caller reported an injured deer in the middle of Chapman Road. An officer was set to the scene and the deer, now deceased, was removed from the road.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 28, 5:27 p.m. -- A 911 caller reported a shoplifter had just run out of KMart with a KMart employee in pursuit. The employee and the suspect engaged in an argument and then the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle. Two officers were sent to the scene and Lowell Police provided an assist with the search. The suspect was not located.


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