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Police Log: Daytime House Break, Ding-Dong-Ditch

Sep 08, 2015 07:41PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Headquarters.

  • Anthony Nichols, 43, 4791 West Epoc Terrace, Dallas, TX, was arrested Sept. 5 on a warrant for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • James E. Clifford, 60, 257 Shawsheen Ave., Wilmington, was arrested Sept. 4 for trespassing.

Additional Calls:
  • Thursday, Sept. 3, 5:28 p.m. -- A Maureen Drive resident called police to report his home had been broken into. The caller said he and his wife had been gone all day and had just gotten home but that his daughter had left the house less than two hours previously. The caller said the screen door and the deck had been disturbed, indicating someone had broken in. A neighbor reported seeing a man running through the woods. A K-9 unit was called to the scene and all available units responded to the house. Billerica PD was notified. A report was filed.
  • Saturday, Sept. 5, 7:40 p.m. -- ¬†Police received a call from a man at Oscar's Pinata, 346 Main St. The man said he was there with his girlfriend and daughter. He said his girlfriend left the restaurant after they had a fight and she saw her key his truck, a Silverado. An officer responded to the scene and filed a report.
  • Saturday, Sept. 5, 8:33 a.m. -- A young woman called Police headquarters and reported that a Tewksbury resident had stolen her cell phone. She said she had been told this by a third party. The woman was told she would need to come to the station and fill out a report. She said could come when she got out of work after 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 5, 3:19 p.m. -- A caller from Lincoln Road reported five young men kept going in and out of the woods. He had no idea what they were up to. The caller also said he believed a person in a black pickup truck was following them into the woods. Two officers responded to the scene and spoke to the young people. They told the officers they were playing a game called "Ding Dong Ditch". They said they were done playing the game.
  • Friday, Sept. 4, 5:39 p.m. -- A person called Dispatch and reported a person had fallen off their bike at the corner of Main Street and Livingston Street and was injured. Officers responded to the scene and an ambulance was requested, as the victim had a laceration on his head. The victim was taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital for treatment.


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