Domestic Call Leads to Kidnapping, Assault Charges
Motor vehicle stop leads to drug bust.
A Tewksbury man is facing multiple felony charges after allegedly holding a woman against her will and assaulting her in a hotel room.
Thomas J. McLoughlin, 43, of 45 Judith E Drive, was arrested at the Marriott Towne Place Suites on Friday afternoon.
Details were limited over the weekend, but according to the police, the incident began when Police Dispatch received a call from a desk clerk at the hotel Friday at 1:45 p.m. The desk clerk had been notified by a guest that there was a possible domestic disturbance going on in one of the rooms.
Four police units responded to Room 207 and found McLaughlin and another person. As a result of an investigation, McLaughlin was placed under arrest. He was charged with assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon, three counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, kidnapping and threatening to commit a crime.
Defective equipment leads to drug bust
Early Thursday, police pulled over a vehicle near Wal-Mart for defective equipment. A brief investigation and a license check led to the arrest of Vincent Graham, 26, of 101 Avenue C, Apt. 1, Lowell. Graham was charged with possession of a Class B substance with intent to distribute (subsequent offense), unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and number plate violation.
Thursday morning, police received a call from a male party on Arkansas Road, reporting that there was an unwanted person in his driveway and that the person had told him he had a gun.
Three police units responded and arrested Christopher J. Hutchins, 101 Carden Lane, Apt. 7, Lowell. He was charged with disorderly conduct, assault and threatening to commit a crime.
Argument leads to arrest
Just after 5 a.m. Sunday, Police Dispatch received a 911 call about an argument that was starting to get physical on South Oliver Street.
Officers responded to the scene and, after an investigation, arrested Stephen Nichols, 37, 9 South Oliver St., and charged him with disordely conduct.
At 2:02 a.m. Sunday, police arrested Philip Crowley, 18, of 3 Pinewood Road, at the Shell Station, 1975 Main St., on an outstanding warrant.