Police Forced To Use TASER On Assault Suspect

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

A woman suspected of assault resisted arrest in such an aggressive manner that Tewksbury Police officers were forced to use a TASER to subdue her.

The call came in just after 9 p.m. on Dec. 18. A male caller reported that he had just been assaulted in an apartment on Main Street.

Officers responded to the scene and after a brief investigation, attempted to arrest Janice M. Lombardi, 52, 1830 Main St., Apt. 18. According to the police report, Lombardi resisted arrest in such a manner that officers had to administer "2 applications dry stun, 1 taser."

Lombardi is charged with assault and battery (domestic, threatening to commit a crime and resisting arrest.

Copper Thieves Strike Home Again

On Wednesday, Dec. 19, a Brown Street resident called police around 12:25 a.m. and reported that someone had entered his home and stolen copper piping from his basement.

The caller said this has been an ongoing issue. Officers responded to the home and a report was filed.

Additional arrests:

David P. Coates Jr., 22, 8 Coolidge St., Billerica, was arrested on Dec. 20 and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

James P. Collins, 55, 8 Apache Way, Wilmington, was arrested on Dec. 19 and charged with OUI-liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.

Enilson Ronaldo Martinez, 41, 640 Bridge St., Apt. 1, Lowell, was arrested on Dec. 18 and charged with OUI-liquor, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and a marked lanes violation.

Additional incidents:

On Friday, Dec. 21 at 1:43 p.m., a motor vehicle accident was reported near 157 Vale St. A single car had slammed into a tree. One person in the car was taken by ambulance to Lowell General Hospital-Saints Campus.

On Thursday, Dec. 20, a man walked into Police Headquarters and reported that his son's vehicle had been broken into at Good Times on 38 Whipple Road. He said a GPS unit had been stolen.

On Thursday, Dec. 20, at 8:36 a.m., a Dirlam Circle resident called police and reported that his four tires had been slashed some time overnight and that he had received threatening text messages. An officer spoke with the man and a report was filed.

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

Comment December 22, 2012 at 02:06 PM
What is Good Times? Sounds like a Zumba studio. LOL
Christine Cicchino December 22, 2012 at 07:53 PM
It's a giant arcade


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