received a phone call from the cyber world this week that may have resulted in a life being saved.
The call came in over the weekend from a representative of the popular World of Warcraft online game. The man said that a player of the popular worldwide game, whose registration listed a home address in Tewksbury, was making suicidal threats on the game site.
Police took the report seriously and sent officers to the address provided. The person was not home but the officers spoke to the individual's father and explained the situation. The man said he would talk to his son and see if there was a problem.
Lowell accident leads to Tewksbury arrest
Lowell Police called Tewksbury Dispatch on Monday, just before 1 p.m. regarding an accident that had happened in their city. The air bag of a vehicle had deployed but the driver, a Tewksbury resident, drove off and the LPD was concerned for their well-being.
Tewksbury Police went to the address provided, 22 Easement Road. In the meantime, they also did a routine warrant check. As a result, the driver of the vehicle involved in the accident, Karen Landry, 45, of 22 Easement Road, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.
Son assaults mother
On Monday afternoon, police were called to an Edgewood Road home regarding a domestic disturbance. After a brief investigation, police determined that a 16-year-old male had struck his mother. The 16-year-old, whose name is not being released because he is a juvenile, as arrested and charged with assault and battery.
Marcos G. Rizzo, 30, of 938 Ames Hill Drive, was arrested and charged with assault and battery.
David Legerstrom, 22, 91 John St. and Athan Paul Retjos, 22, of 130 Helvetia St., were arrested and each was charged possession of a Class B substance.
Justen Gardner, 30, of 2 Emery Lane, Intervale, NH, was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and a fugitive of justice warrant.