Drug Bust, More Mailbox Vandalism Top Police Log

The following information was supplied by the Tewksbury Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The keen eyes and instincts of Tewksbury Police officer led to a dug arrest Wednesday morning.

The officer was on routine patrol just after 10 a.m. when he spotted a suspicious vehicle lingering near Anton's Cleaners on Shawsheen Street. The officer called for backup and approached the driver of the vehicle.

After an investigation, the driver of the vehicle, Nicholas M. Gys, 24, of 180 Holyrood Ave., Lowell, was placed under arrest. He is charged with two counts of possession of a Class E substance, possession of a Class B substance and receiving stolen property in excess of $250. The press report did not indicate what the stolen property consisted of.

Additional Arrests:

Ditjuan M. Gregory, 28, 26 Fredonian St. Unit T, Shirley, was arrested on Oct. 17 on a warrant.

Additional Incidents:

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, at 10:28 a.m., a man came into Police Headquarters and reported that he wanted to turn in his shotgun and ammunition. He said he was no longer comfortable having them in his home.

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, a man came into Police Headquarters and reported that someone had broken into his home on Pace Road through a basement window. An officer was dispatched to meet the man at his residence. A report was filed.

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, just before 10 a.m., a Whipple Road resident called to report their dog missing. The dog was described as being a pitbull, brown with white stripes.

On Tuesday, Oct. 16, there were three separate calls reporting some type of mailbox vandalism. An officer located a mailbox laying in the middle of a four-way intersection on Whipple Road at around 2:39 a.m. The Billerica PD was notified, as they had been having a problem with mailbox vandalism on Route 129. Another home on Whipple Road reported mailbox damage later in the morning and an officer saw heavy damage to a mailbox on Chandler Street while on patrol.

On Monday, Oct. 15, at 8:46 a.m., a Charles Drive resident reported that two cars on his property had been broken into overnight. An officer was sent and a report filed.

 For questions about this blotter, email williamg@patch.com


bob c October 18, 2012 at 05:58 PM
There is a mail box with the number six on it sitting on the ground in front of 1451 Whipple road.


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