Sunday, March 31, 2013
Each week we take a look at some of the stories making headlines in neighboring Patch towns.
Stoneham Car Has Jar of Feces Thrown Through Window Police received a report on Saturday, March 23 at 11:24 a.m. that a vehicle was broken into at Redstone Shopping Plaza on Main Street, with the driver's window smashed and a glass jar filled with excrement thrown through the window. Reading East Boston Resident Arrested After Alleged Indecent Incident at Market Basket Last week, a woman walked into the police station to report that her son had his genitalia inappropriately groped at Market Basket on March 17. North Reading Electronic Monitor Violation Leads to Arrest Last Sunday morning, police received a call from an electronic monitoring probation department indicating a violation. Westford Man Dead After Accident Behind Westford Valley…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Residents say speeding has been a problem on Salem Road.
Local and State Police continue to investigate the cause of an accident that has left a 61-year-old Tewksbury man clinging to life in a Boston Hospital. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, the victim is on life-support in the Intensive Care Unit at Boston Medical Center. "It's a very difficult situation for everyone," said the source, who asked that their name not be used, because they are not authorized to speak officially about the case. According to Tewksbury Police, the accident took place at around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The victim was struck as he crossed Salem Street in the vicinity of Country Road. It's unclear if the victim was or was not in a crosswalk at the time he was hit by a small sedan, driven by a 24-year…
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
State Police investigating cause of accident.
State Police are investigating the cause of an accident on Salem Road Tuesday night that left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries. The victim, identified only as a 67-year-old man, was walking along Salem Road near the Wilmington town line just before 6:30 p.m. when he was struck by a car driven by a 24-year-old female. According to a Wilmington Police officer at the scene, the driver struck the man, continued about 50 yards and stopped. The victim sustained a serious head injury and other injuries as a result of the accident and a medflight was requested, according to a Tewksbury Police report. At about 7 p.m., the victim was being transported to the helicopter, which landed at the parking lot of the former Rite Aid on Main Street…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Victim sustains serious injuries.
A portion of Main Street near Salem Road has been shut down after a pedestrian was struck by a car this evening. The accident took place around 6:20 p.m. at 2144 Main St. According to Emergecy Alerts, the victim sustained serious injuries and is being Med-Flighted from the grounds of Tewksbury Hospital to an area hospital treatment. There is no immediate word on when Main Street will be re-opened to traffic.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The single-car crash happened Wednesday at 4 a.m. on Treble Cove Road in Billerica. The name of the driver has not been released.
Middlesex County Sheriff's employee Edward “Teddy” Dillon III, 27 of Lowell, was killed in a crash in Billerica this morning. Dillon was a member of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office since 2008. Dillon worked the midnight to 8 a.m. shift at the Middlesex House of Correction in Billerica. His job included conducting routine perimeter checks of the facility and nearby Middlesex Sheriff’s Office property. The Sheriff's office issued the following statement: “My thoughts and prayers, as well as those of the entire Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, go out to Officer Dillon’s family, friends and colleagues. We know the work of correction officers is difficult and dangerous, but that does nothing to ease the pain and shock when we lose one of our own. The…
Thursday, December 1, 2011
The following information was supplied by the Tewksbury Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
One person was seriously injured Monday in a single-car accident near the Route 38 Cafe in South Tewksbury. According to scanner transmissions, the victim, identified only as a female, lost consciousness after her vehicle struck a tree. Tewksbury Police, Fire and Ambulance crews responded to the scene. Due to the nature of the injuries, a Saints Medical Center paramedic crew was also called to the scene. The victim was then transported to Saints for treatment. Her condition is not known. Break-in At Mobil Station Tewksbury Police are investigating a break-in that took place late Tuesday night at the Mobil Station at 940 Andover St. Police received a call at 12:02 Wednesday morning from a customer who discovered the door to the station …
Sunday, May 29, 2011
Tewksbury man arrested in connection with Quincy burglary.
A Billerica man is facing allegations that he assaulted his elderly father. Police responded to a call from a resident who said he had just been assaulted by his adult son. The alleged victim told officers that the man had just left in a gray Nissan SUV. Tewksbury officers called Billerica Police and informed them of the situation. Billerica Police located the man at his residence and detained him. Anthony J. Gird, 49, of 54 Allendale Ave., Billerica is charged with a assault and battery on a person aged 60 and over. Car vs. pole ... car wins Thursday, just after 6 a.m., rescue crews responded to a single-car accident at 177 Pike St. The caller reported that a car had struck a utility pole. There were no injuries in the accident but the …
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Army National Guardsman
Thursday, May 26, 2011
TEWKSBURY - Jeffrey Granados Jaimes, age 19, a member of the Massachusetts National Guard, died Monday morning, Mat 23, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident early Sunday morning. He was born in Cambridge, January 5, 1992, the beloved son of Esteban and Sandra (Granados) Jaimes. He was raised in Tewksbury, and was a member of Shawsheen Vocational Technical High School's Class of 2010. He was accepted to enter the Criminal Justice Program at Salem State College in September. He enlisted into the Massachusetts National Guard, and had completed Basic Training at Ft. Bliss in Oklahoma, Transportation Training in Missouri, and the Military Honors Program in Milford, MA. He held the rank of Private 2nd Class. He was employed by R.L. …
Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Two arrested in separate domestic assault incidents.
A 27-year-old New Hampshire man faces multiple charges after allegedly assaulting officers at Tewksbury Police Headquarters. Timothy P. McCann, of 34 Lowe St. in Derry, NH, is charged with two counts of assault and one count of resisting arrest. According to information provided by the TPD, the incident began around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, when a 911 caller said she saw a man, possibly intoxicated, walking along Kendall Street. Officers responded to the scene and talked to the McCann. An officer gave him a courtesy ride to the Mobil On The Run and then another courtesy ride back to Kendall Street. That's when things took a turn for the worse. According to officers, McCann became combative and he was placed in protective custody and brought to…