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Police Log: Arrest At High School, Drunk Driver Nabbed A 3rd Time

Apr 02, 2015 02:35PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Department.

A two-time drunk driver may be facing a lengthy jail sentence after being arrested for the same crime again this week.
At 1:24 a.m. Wednesday, David McKinnon, 47, 161 Ferncroft Road, Tewksbury, was pulled over by a TPD officer on Whipple Road near the intersection of Ferncroft Road.
After a brief investigation, McKinnon was arrested and charged with OUI-liquor (3rd offense), driving an unregistered motor vehicle and not having an inspection sticker.
According to Massachusetts law, the penalties for a third drunk driving conviction include 150 days - 5 years in jail, a fine of $1,000 - $15,000 and a loss of license for eight years.

Arrest At Tewksbury High

A 16-year-old Tewksbury High student is facing charges after an incident at the school on Wednesday. Officers were called to the school just after Noon, responding to a report of a disturbance. Following a brief investigation, the female student, whose name was not released because of her age, was arrested and charged with causing a disruption at a school and resisting arrest.

Auto Parts Employee Charged With Fraud
On Saturday, March 28, at 11:22 a.m., Tewksbury Police received a call from the district manager for Advance Auto Parts. The district manager told police he was presently watching an employee "on screen" via the store's surveillance system, committing fraud. Officers went to the store to follow up and arrested James M. Weible, 22, 60 Ronald Drive, Tewksbury. Weible was charged with larceny over $250 by false pretenses.

Additional Arrests:
  • Kelly Ann West, 31, 87 Nesmith St., Lowell, was arrested on April 1 on a warrant for disorderly conduct and a warrant for possession of a Class A drug.
  • Nancy Rojas, 47, 205 Fletcher St., 1st Floor, Lowell, was arrested on April 1 on a warrant for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Robert W. Cartier, 36, 131 Liberty St., 1 Rear, Lowell, was arrested on March 28 on charges of OUI-liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.

Additional Calls:
  • Wednesday, April 1, 1:50 a.m. -- A caller reported hearing two car windows being smashed at 19 Pringle St. The caller said he saw two men wearing dark hoodies fleeing the scene. Three Tewksbury officers responded to the scene and were joined by a cruiser from the Wilmington PD, the State Police, as well as a K9 unit. However, the suspects were not found. A report was filed.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 10:33 a.m. -- A person walked into Police Headquarters and reported being the victim of a larceny at Blast Fitness, 553 Main St. An officer spoke to the person and drove to Blast Fitness to follow up. A report was filed.
  • Monday, March 30, 2 p.m. -- A woman walked into Police Headquarters and said she was the victim of a larceny. She said she paid a man for a car he was selling but the man refused to turn the car over to her. She said later, she spoke to some other men who said the car didn't belong to the man to sell it. Rather, it belonged to his mother. An officer spoke to the woman and a report was filed.


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