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Police Log: Child Runs Down Main Street, Masked Intruder Discovered In Home

Apr 07, 2015 03:05PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

A tragedy was narrowly averted after a child wandered away from their babysitter last week.
On Thursday, April 2, at 4:27 p.m., Tewksbury Police received several 911 calls from people reporting a young child running down the middle of Main Street with a stick. The child, whose age and gender were not released, was in the vicinity of the intersection of Main Street and Powerline Road.
Two officers responded to the scene and took the child to safety. The officers then followed the child back to their home and spoke with the child's babysitter.
A report was filed.

  • Carl G. Grenier, 42, 14 Meadow Lane, Salem, NH, was arrested Monday, April 6 and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
  • Friday, April 3, 10:45 p.m. -- A Navillus Road resident called Police to report a raccoon had entered their home without having been invited and was now in the family room. Three officers responded to the home and successfully removed the raccoon.
  • Friday, April 3, 12:01 a.m. -- Police received a call from a resident of Donna Drive. The resident, an off-duty Transit Police Officer, said his K-9 had gotten away from him and he needed help locating him. Two officers responded to the home and the K-9 was successfully located.
  • Monday, April 6, 5:53 p.m. -- A resident of Erica Lane reported finding a hypodermic needle at the end of their driveway. An officer was dispatched to the scene and removed the needle.
  • Sunday, April 5, 7:02 p.m. -- A caller reported that someone had followed her parents all the way from Arlington to their home in Tewksbury. An officer was dispatched to the home but the caller had been unable to get the license plate number of the car following her parents. Additional patrols were ordered for their neighborhood.
  • Saturday, April 4, 9:43 a.m. -- A man walked into Police Headquarters and reported that his identity had been used to file a fraudulent tax return. An officer spoke with the man and a report was filed.
  • Saturday, April 4, 4:59 a.m. -- A Vernon Street resident called police to report that he was worried about his neighbor. He said she was a widow and lived alone but that a car had just backed into her driveway and a man was standing next to it. An officer was dispatched to the scene and spoke to the driver. It turned out the car was an airport transport vehicle.


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