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Police Log: Main Street Business Broken Into, Snow Causes More Angst

Feb 23, 2015 08:14AM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

Tewksbury Police are investigating the burglary of a Main Street business, which tool place early Saturday morning.
According to a police report, Dispatch received a call at 2:54 a.m. on Saturday, from an employee of the Route 38 Smoke Shop, 553 Main St. The caller said the front door of the establishment had been smashed in.
Two officers were sent to the scene, a detective was called in and the State Police K-9 unit was requested.
The incident remains under investigation.

Snowfall continues to cause stress among residents
Police received a call Thursday afternoon from a Maplewood Road resident. The caller was very upset about the large snowbanks at the end of his driveway. He felt the problem needed to be addressed as soon as possible so that emergency vehicles would be able to get past, if needed. The caller said he had tried to contact the DPW but with no luck. An officer was sent to the address to talk to the resident.


  • Alberto Osorio, 23, 44 Floyd St. Lowell, was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 22, on three outstanding warrants, all for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Sara C. Gwin, 32, 102 Appleton St., Lowell, was arrested on Saturday, Feb. 21, on a warrant for shoplifting.
  • Michael A. Camblin, 34, 286 Burnham Road, Lowell, was arrested on Friday, Feb. 20, on an outstanding warrant.
  • Lucas B. Jones, 27, 52 Frank St., Dracut, was arrested on Wednesday, Feb. 18, on a warrant for possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute.
  • Rachel M. Perry, 23, 24 Algonquin Drive, Tewksbury, was arrested on Tuesday, Feb. 17 and charged with OUI-liquor, having an open container of alcohol in her motor vehicle and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Additional Calls:
  • Saturday, Feb. 21, 1:28 p.m. -- ┬áPolice and medical responded to a call for a male on Watertower Road who had fallen off his roof while clearing snow. The man was taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital for treatment of his injuries. His condition is not known.
  • Friday, Feb. 20, 8:36 a.m. -- A DPW employee called to report that a private contractor had been clearing snow on Ginsburg Drive and had struck a vehicle that had been buried under a snowbank. A report was filed.
  • Friday, Feb. 20, 11:20 a.m. -- Essex Regional Dispatch reported a man slumped over the wheel of his car at the Route 38 exit on Route 495. Officers and medical responded to the scene. The man was believed to be suffering from the effects of an overdose, was taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus.
  • Thursday, Feb. 19, 11:30 p.m. -- A man called Dispatch and reported that his son had just been involved in a hit and run accident at the intersection of Whipple Road and Rogers Street. The man said that after the accident, his son had returned to their home, adding there was significant damage to his vehicle. An officer was sent to the residence and filed a report.

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