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Tewksbury Woman Arrested On Multiple Drug Charges

Aug 19, 2017 04:41PM ● By Bill Gilman

Karen Salvaggio (Tewksbury Police photo)

(Editor's note: The following information was released by the Tewksbury Police Department.)

On August 11, 2017 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Karen Salvaggio, 37, of 41 Maureen Dr., Tewksbury for possession with the intent to distribute a Class A substance (heroin), two counts of possession of a Class B substance (hydrocodone and oxycodone), failure to use a turn signal and speeding.

Atty. Paul King

 Detectives conducted an investigation into drug activity on Maureen Drive and were able to identify Salvaggio as a person involved.  During surveillance Detectives observed what they believed to be a drug transaction and conducted a motor vehicle stop. Salvaggio was subsequently arrested.

Salvaggio was arraigned at Lowell District Court on Aug. 14..    

The Tewksbury Police Department urges any citizens who suspect criminal activity to call the Dispatch Center @ 978-851-7373.  If you wish to remain anonymous please call the Tip Line @ 978-851-0175 or send an email to  

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