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Police Log: Woman Finds Refuge At Police Headquarters, Alleged Burglar Caught In The Act

Mar 23, 2015 07:31PM ● Published by Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

A Tewksbury woman in fear of her boyfriend found a safe haven at Tewksbury Police Headquarters.
On Friday, around 1 p.m., a man called police and said his sister was headed to get a 209A (restraining order) against her boyfriend. However, the caller said his sister just called him and told him the boyfriend was following her in his car.
The dispatcher told the brother to have the sister drive directly to Police Headquarters, which she did. According to the woman, the boyfriend passed by Police Headquarters and kept going.
After checking the boyfriend's home and not finding him there, an officer spotted his car and pulled him over.
In the meantime, the woman was directed to go straight to the Lowell District Court to get the 209A.

Man hospitalized after fall, companion arrested
On Sunday, March 22, at 4:58 a.m., Police received a 911 call from a room at the Motel 6, reporting that a man had fallen and was unresponsive. Police and a medical team responded to the motel. The man was treated at the scene and taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus.
However, the man's companion was placed under arrest. Jessica L. Cardinal, 21, 18 B St. Billerica, was charged with possession of a Class A drug. She also had outstanding warrants for larceny over $250, possession of a Class B drug and possession of a Class E drug.

Alleged burglar caught in the act
A Tewksbury man is facing multiple charges after allegedly being caught in the act of a burglary.
Police received a call around 9:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20 reporting a burglary in progress at a home on Tareila Circle. Officers responded to the scene and quickly located and arrested Justin E. Willette, 1 Tareila Circle, Tewksbury. He was charged with breaking and entering a building, possession of a Class A substance, violation of a 209A protection order and larceny from a person.

Additional Arrests:
  • Kirill R. Kaplan, 42, 60 Bridge St., Apt. 3, Salem, was arrested on Sunday, March 22 and charged with possession of a Class C drug and possession of a Class B drug.
  • Cassandra D. Defreitas, 30, 21 Essex St., Apt. 3, Salem, was arrested on March 22 and charged with operating a motor vehicle after a license revocation and a marked lanes violation.
  • Felisha Marie Randolph, 21, 33 West St., Westford, was arrested on March 22 and charged with possession of a Class B substance. She also had an outstanding warrant for possession of a Class A substance.
  • Robert Lebron, 36, 72 Main St., Wilmington, was arrested on Saturday, March 21, and charged with OUI-liquor, marked lanes violation, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and having an open container of liquor in the car.
  • Gerald Byron Reed, 51, 4 Windsor St., Chelmsford, was arrested on March 20 on an outstanding warrant for assault and battery on a person who was either disabled or over 60.
  • Lance B. Taylor, 50, 40 St. James St., Lowell, was arrested on March 19 and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked license (3rd or subsequent offense) and failure to stop or yield.

Additional Calls:

  • Monday, March 23, 8:36 a.m. -- Police received a call about a two-vehicle accident involving a bus and a car. The bus left the scene but was later tracked down. Apparently the driver of the bus was unaware they had been involved in the accident. A report was filed.
  • Monday, March 23, 1:50 p.m. -- Police responded to a report of a two-car crash at the intersection of Pine Street and Whipple Road. Originally, it was thought there were no injuries but an ambulance was called to the scene and one person was taken to Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus for treatment.
  • Sunday, March 22, 1:08 a.m. -- Police received a call from Trull Road regarding kids jumping into the street and possibly throwing things off the bridge. Officers responded to the scene and spoke to the young people. They then drove them back to the Holiday Inn, where they were staying.
  • Saturday, March 21, 8:55 a.m. -- Emergency crews responded to the area of 260 Marston St., for a report of a single car accident, in which a car struck a utility pole. The driver of the vehicle was taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus for treatment. National Grid was notified regarding damaged to the pole.

 


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