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Gas Station Brawl Leads to Assault Charges

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

Dispatch received a call for a fight at Super Petroleum on Main Street on Friday, May 24, at 10:17 a.m.

Police received a second call from one of the parties involved and they said the other party took off a vehicle.

Officers located and arrested David A. Avery, 49, of 34 Lanaka Road. Avery was charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and two counts each of assault and battery and assault with a dangerous weapon.

Woman Faces Sixth Shoplifting Charge

Wal-Mart loss prevention reported a woman in custody for shoplifting on Thursday, May 23, at 6:45 p.m.

Shirley M. Tanner, 49, was arrested and charged with shoplifting by concealing, sixth offense.

Additional Incidents:

On Thursday, May 23, at 4:09 p.m. multiple callers reported a motor vehicle accident on South Street at Salem Road. Edivaldo Alcantara, 39, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

On Friday, May 24, at 11:20 a.m. a car was sent to North Billerica Road to speak with a caller about an unwanted party after the person reported that a man was threatening her. Police arrested Alice O’Connell, 82, and charged her with domestic assault and battery and threatening to commit a crime.

On Friday, May 24, at 6:23 p.m. police received a call from Motel 6 reporting that someone broke into a vehicle overnight.

On Friday, May 24, at 6:30 p.m. a 911 caller on Leicester Street reported that his house was broken into, and that he knows the suspect.

On Friday, May 24, at 10:23 p.m. officers arrived at Motel 6 to serve a warrant. Charissa Pickering, 40, of 133 Liberty Street, Lowell, was arrested on three outstanding warrants for larceny and charged with being a fugitive from justice on a court warrant.

denise May 28, 2013 at 08:50 PM
When my son first got his license...i called that 'the deadly intersection!"...
Patty May 28, 2013 at 11:12 PM
I work in Andover and my most direct route is down South St but I go down to Shawsheen just to avoid this intersection.
TomH May 29, 2013 at 12:18 AM
Maureen, I suspect a four way stop sign wouldnt help. People would still blow through the intersection without stopping. There needs to be a regular traffic light, timed to the light at Main and Salem.
paul tome May 29, 2013 at 05:59 AM
Tewksbury needs more police.
TONY D May 29, 2013 at 06:32 PM
No, I think we need more law abiding citizens!!

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