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Police Log: A Joy Ride ... Sort of, A Stolen Car ... But Not Really

Mar 16, 2016 07:55PM ● By Bill Gilman

Tewksbury Police Department.

Atty. Paul King

  • Juan Villanueva, 29, 32 Ivy St. #1, Pawtucket, RI, was arrested March 11 on a warrant for shoplifting and a warrant for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
  • Diane M. Welcome, 57, 180 Nesmith St., Apt. 2 Lowell, was arrested March 9 and charged with OUI-liquor (2nd offense).
  • Ralph R. Spade, Jr., 55, 11C Walnut St., Ayer, was arrested March 8 on a fugitive from justive warrant.
  • Ethan Woodman, 17, 8 Boisvert Road, Tewksbury, was arrested March 6 and charged with being a minor in possession of an air rifle or BB gun, and possession of a Class D substance with intent to distribute.
Additional Calls:
  • Friday, March 11, 10:34 a.m. -- A Chandler Street woman called police and reported her daughter had just posted online that she intended to harm herself. Five officers and an ambulance were sent to the residence. An ambulance transported the daughter to LGH Saints Campus for treatment of an overdose.
  • Thursday, March 10, 8:29 p.m. -- A Pine Street woman called police and reported a suspicious vehicle parked outside for a long period of time. She said the car was running. An officer responded to the scene and learned that the driver of the vehicle was doing tower testing for the DPW.
  • Wednesday, March 9, 6:59 p.m. -- An Ames Hill Drive resident called Police and reported that her 2014 Jeep Compass Utility vehicle had been stolen. An officer was sent to the scene to take her report. But the woman called back 15 minutes later and reported the vehicle had been found. Her daughter had moved the vehicle to the other side of the parking lot.
  • Tuesday, March 8, 12:10 p.m. -- A man came into Police Headquarters to report an unusual incident. He said he had been at the Bank of America branch at 986 Main St. the day before and as he sat in the passenger seat of his vehicle, a man came up to the car, opened the door, jumped in and started driving his car. The man reported that he yelled at the intruder, which caused him to stop the car, get out and leave. An officer was called into Headquarters to take the man's report.
  • Sunday, March 6, 9:30 a.m. -- A Florida Road resident called Police to report a sick fox in the neighborhood. The Animal Control Officer responded to the scene and reported using one round to put the sick animal down.
Al Fresca Ristorante


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