Tewksbury Police Follow The Money In Search For Burglar

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

When investigating "white collar" crime, law enforcement agents often say they need to "follow the money."

Apparently, the same holds true for some burglaries.

Tewksbury Police are investigating a break-in at that took place early Wednesday morning (May 3). A call came in from Central Alarm at 2:59 a.m. reporting a general burglar alarm from the store, located at 391 Main St.

Three officers were sent to the scene and the first to arrive saw that the front door of the store had been smashed in. A K9 unit was immediately called in.

One of the officers investigating then noticed a money trail leading from the store, through the parking lot of the and over to Main Street in the direction of

A detective was then called in to lead the investigation. No further information is available on this time, but Tewksbury Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.


James Cross, 32, 131 Patrick Road, Tewksbury, was arrested on May 2 on an outstanding warrant.

Colby J. Golus, 30, 5 Patten Road, Billerica, was arrested on May 2 and charged with OUI-liquor (second offense), marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Kasey Marie Poaletta, 22, 95 Main St., Apt. 241, was arrested on May 2 and charged with possession of a Class B substance.

On May 1, Marlene D. Lozada, 36, and Pedro L. Lozada, 39, both of 1070 Main St., were each arrested on outstanding warrants.

Robert Lee Sigman, 38, homeless, was arrested on April 30 and charged with assault and battery and intimidation of a witness.

William A. Medugno, 22, 18 Pringle St., Tewksbury, was arrested on April 30 on four outstanding warrants.

Additional incidents:

On May 3, A Walnut road resident called police at 8:49 a.m. to report that someone had rummaged through her car sometime overnight.

On May 3, at 10:24 a.m., patron of reported that a car had been broken into in the parking lot.

On May 1, at 4:14 p.m., a Main Street woman reported that her 13-year-old daughter was out of control and threatening her with scissors. The girl was taken to Saints Medical Center for psychiatric evaluation.

On May 1, at 4:16 p.m., a Poplar St. resident reported that her home had been broken into. No additional information is available.

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

Michael Adams May 05, 2012 at 11:27 AM
95 Main st is the address for the Motel 6, now they call Motel rooms apartments?? Who is paying for these apt's? Im sure we are, and if this person is convicted, they should be evicted!
Shaun May 07, 2012 at 03:10 PM
Massachusetts has been doing this for a while. They use motels when shelters etc are full.


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