Rash of Vehicle Break-ins Plague Tewksbury Neighborhood
Cars struck overnight on Shawsheen, Windham and Wayside.
Tewksbury Police are investigating a series of vehicle break-ins that took place Wednesday night into Thursday morning.
Calls began coming into Police Headquarters just after 5 a.m. Thursday, from residents and business owners reporting that vehicles had been broken into overnight.
A total of seven breaks were reported in a South Tewksbury that includes Windham Road, Shawsheen Street, Pinewold Street and Wayside Road. An eighth break-in was reported the same night over on David Road.
Vehicles were damaged in the breaks and unspecified items were stolen.
Police Department officials did not immediately return messages seeking comment on the breaks.
Stolen vehicles recovered
On Wednesday, about 3:30 p.m., police received a call from A&B Automotive, reporting that a 2003 Ford utility pickup truck with a plow attached had been stolen from their location at 1258 Main St. An officer responded to the scene and took a report. On Thursday, Dracut Police called to report that the truck had been recovered in their town.
On Friday, around 3:30 a.m., Lowell Police called to report an individual heading toward Tewksbury in a stolen vehicle. Officers responded and reported finding the vehicle, abandoned, with the keyes in the ignition, at the corner of Marston and Windsor.
The owner of the vehicle was notified and retrieved the vehicle.
Accident damages pole
Police were called to Trull Road early Friday morning for a single car motor vehicle accident. Multiple callers reported that the vehicle struck a utility pole near 396 Trull Road. An occupant of the vehicle, whose name was not released, was transported to Saints Medical Center with unspecified injuries.
Tuesday, just after 5 p.m., a 911 call reported that a man appeared to be locked inside the Tewksbury Public Library at 300 Chandler St. An officer responded and discovered Joseph Sperry, 1390 Main St. inside the building. After a brief investigation, Sperry was arrested on two outstanding warrants.
Jorge Sanchez, 52, 44 Lilley Ave., Lowell, was arrested on a court warrant for being a fugitive from justice.
Miriam Gonzalez, 27, Long Island Shelter, Boston, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.