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Police Log: Motel 6 Arrest, Mysterious Accident on Amos Hill Drive

Feb 03, 2015 12:00PM ● Published by Kieran Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.


James Atton, 36, of 418 Summer St. in Lynn was arrested when discovered by police at Motel 6. He had two outstanding warrants for his arrest for alleged driving with a suspended license. 

Other Calls:

Thursday, Jan. 29, 5:42 p.m. - A woman on Main Street called 911 after she believed her three-year-old daughter had gone missing. Several minutes later, she called 911 again after discovering the young girl had just wandered into another room without her knowledge. 

Friday, Jan. 30, 7:20 p.m. – Police received reports of people under attack at the Edinburg Group on Pinnacle Street. The assailant was alleged to be using a kitchen plate as their weapon. No arrests were indicated, an officer brought an unspecified number of people in the incident to Saints’ Hospital.

Saturday, Jan. 31, 7:56 p.m. – There was concern on Charme Road after a woman was called by her brother. In that call, the woman reported that the brother was returning from Malden with a gun and would kill the woman, their other brother and their father. Before he could reach Tewksbury from Malden, police intercepted the man and issued a no trespassing order. No charges were indicated, additional information was not available from the log.

Saturday, Jan. 31, 10:42 p.m. – A suspicious car was spotted at the Bank of America location on Main Street driving without headlights turned on. After the vehicle was stopped, the driver was issued a civil citation for possession of less than an ounce of marijuana. 

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2:12 a.m. – On Amos Hill Drive, police discovered two cars that appeared to have collided recently, but no drivers in the area. Both cars were towed soon afterward, there was no information given on whether the drivers were eventually located. 

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