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Police Log: Drunk Man Visits Dress Barn, Alert Driver Leads To Drug Arrest

Apr 24, 2015 03:09PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

An alert driver, concerned about a possible intoxicated driver, wound up leading police to a drug arrest.
On Tuesday, just after 11 a.m., a driver called Tewksbury Police to report an erratic driver on Shawsheen Street. The driver reported that the driver had pulled into the Shell Gas Station, 1975 Main St.
An officer responded to the location and after a brief investigation, placed the driver under arrest. Timothy C. Donoghue, 30, 11 Erica Lane, Tewksbury, was charged with possession of a Class A drug and possession of a Class C drug.

Additional Arrests:
  • David John Florio, 40, 19 Gardner St., Waltham, was arrested Thursday, April 23, and charged with larceny over $250.
  • Lauren E. Bonica, 27, 5 Edgeworth St., Wilmington, was arrested Thursday and charged with OUI-liquor, marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Edward M. Cawley, 55, 25 Mount Joy Drive, Tewksbury, was arrested on April 21 on a warrant of apprehension.
  • Michael J. Connors Jr., 35, 244 Main St. B, Douglas, was arrested April 21 on a warrant for carrying a loaded rifle or shotgun on a public way, a warrant for threatening to commit a crime and two warrants for operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
Additional Calls:
  • Thursday, April 23, 7:36 p.m. -- An employee from Dress Barn, 10 Main St., called police and reported there was a drunk man in her store who was harassing employees. An officer responded to the scene and talked to the man, who complained of pain in his wrist and his leg. The officer called for an ambulance and the man was taken to Lowell General Hospital Saints Campus for treatment.
  • Thursday, April 23, 3:24 a.m. -- Police received a call from a security guard at Atamian VW, 150 Main St., who reported that someone had dropped off a car at the dealership and that the car had stolen plates on it. The plates were removed from the vehicle and a report was filed.
  • Thursday, April 23, 12:43 p.m. -- Police received a call from Atamian VW, 150 Main St., reporting that a set of dealer license plates had been stolen. A report was filed.
  • Wednesday, April 22, 6:23 p.m. -- Police received a call from man who said he had just been involved in a minor accident in the parking lot of Home Depot, 85 Main St. He said the other driver refused to exchange paperwork. An officer was dispatched to the scene and he assisted with the exchange.


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