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Tewksbury Police Sergeant Placed on Leave Following OUI Arrest

Police Chief Timothy Sheehan said the investigation is in the early stages following Sergeant Timothy Kelly's arrest in Lowell.

A Tewksbury sergeant was arrested over the weekend in Lowell.
A Tewksbury sergeant was arrested over the weekend in Lowell.
Tewksbury Police Chief Timothy Sheehan confirmed on Monday that a sergeant in the department has been placed on administrative leave following an arrest over the weekend.

Timothy Kelly of 810 East Street, Tewksbury, was arrested in Lowell on April 5 and charged with operating under the influence of liquor.

Sheehan confirmed that the man arrested is Tewksbury Police Sgt. Timothy Kelly.

"He has been temporarily placed on administrative leave while we begin an administrative investigation," said Sheehan. "The arrest occurred in Lowell so they are handling the criminal investigation."

Because the investigation is ongoing, Sheehan said he could not provide any additional details on what further discipline Kelly could face.

"I cannot comment further at this time as we are in the early stages of the investigation," said Sheehan.
Tommy April 08, 2014 at 11:44 AM
blue the editor of this article is very pick and choose personally i think the patch needs to reevaluate how they do the comment section and what they right about how they portray it
Me April 08, 2014 at 12:06 PM
for the record the fire fighter went to trial and was proven innocent
Dirk Anderson April 09, 2014 at 07:59 PM
So a paid vacation? Great deal. If his license was suspended he can not perform the job and should not be paid. Anything else is absurd
cia July 22, 2014 at 03:18 PM
Saw him at a bar recently, so it seems he didn't learn from his mistake.

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