Attempted Murder Charge, Another Dog Attack Highlight Police Log
The following information was supplied by the Tewksbury Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
A Tewksbury teen is facing charges of attempted murder after a domestic disturbance at the Motel Caswell Wednesday night.
According to a Tewksbury police report, a 911 call reported an argument in one of the motel rooms. Officers responded to the scene and after talking to the alleged victim and conducting an investigation, they arrested Jonathan Patrick Whitcomb, 18, 14 Pond View Lane, Tewksbury.
Whitcomb is charged with attempted murder and assault and battery.
No further details on the charger are available at this time.
Another Dog Attack Reported (May 10)
Another Tewksbury resident is reporting that they were the victim of a dog attack.
On Thursday, May 10, a woman walked into police headquarters and reported the attack, which she said took place on Emily Road. She was able to provide the license number of the dog.
The alleged victim was interviewed and a report on the incident was filed. The Board of Health was also notified.
Ashley Dawson, 28, 47 Warren Ave., Chelmsford, was arrested on May 11 and charged with OUI-liquor, marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.
Dennis Keohane, 27, 5 Mark Road, Tewksbury, was arrested on May 11 on an outstanding warrant.
Sean Chapman, 22, 200 Proctor Road, Kennebunkport, Maine, was arrested on May 10 on an outstanding warrant.
Ryan MacKinnon, 23, 46 Red Spring Road, Andover, was arrested on May 10 on an outstanding warrant. He was also charged with giving a false name to a police officer, operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, and speeding.
On May 10, just before 7 p.m., a Littlefield Avenue resident called police and reported that she saw a youth walking along the street, heading toward Vic's Waffle House, with what appeared to be a gun sticking out of his backpack. An officer responded to the scene and discovered that the gun was a toy and the youth was heading home.
On May 10, just after 8 a.m., a Lancaster Drive resident reported that his car had been broken into overnight.
On May 10, just after 2 a.m., a 911 caller reported seeing fresh white smoke from the scene of an earlier fire on Livingston Street. Firefighters returned to the scene and discovered a small fire in the center of the rubble of the burned out barn and extinguished it.
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