Department News


Residential Fire; 10 Long Pond Road

On Friday March 29th at 2:07 am the Tyngsborough fire and police department responded to a reported structure fire at 10 Long Pond Road in Tyngsborough.  Upon arrival they found that the right side of the home was heavily involved.  The occupants of the residence had safely exited the home and their were no reported injuries at that time.  Chelmsford, Westford, Nashua and Dracut Fire Departments responded to the fire as a result of a 3rd alarm being activated.  Lowell and Pelham Fire Departments covered the Tyngsborough Fire Stations during the incident.  The fire was reported under control at approximately 4:15am.

The Red Cross responded and had arrived by 4am to assist the occupants of the residence; there were apparently three occupants at the time of the fire.  The Tyngsborough Building inspector assessed the damage and found that the home was uninhabitable.

After speaking with the occupants of the home the initial assessment is that the fire was accidental; likely caused by a cigarette which was not properly disposed of.

At 6:45am an ambulance was requested to respond to the location of the fire due to one of the residents reporting that she was experiencing shortness of breath and nausea.

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe

 

OUI Arrest

On Thursday March 28th at 2:19am Tyngsborough Police officers stopped a motor vehicle on Pawtucket Boulevard for speeding and crossing the center line of the roadway.  After failing a sobriety test the operator was arrested.  Steven Nobles, 23 yrs. old of Chelmsford, was charged with OUI Liquor, marked lanes violation and possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle.  His vehicle was towed from the scene

Deputy Chief Richard Howe

 

motor vehicle criminal offense

On Thursday March 28th at 1am Tyngsborough Police officers stopped a motor vehicle on Parham Road. The operator was found to be driving with a revoked drivers license.  Karina Fuentes, 31 yrs old of Dracut, was charged with operating after revocation of her drivers license and will receive a summons to appear in court.  Her vehicle was removed by a licensed operator.

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe

 

Motor vehicle criminal offense

On Monday March 25th at 3:40 pm Tyngsborough Police officers stopped a vehicle on Middlesex Road as it appeared to be unregistered.  Upon stopping the vehicle, officers confirmed that the vehicle’s registration was revoked for lack of insurance and the operator informed the officer that she did not have a drivers license.  Tracy Chartier of Chelmsford was charged with operating a motor vehicle without a drivers license and operating an unregistered motor vehicle.  She will receive a summons to appear in Lowell District Court to answer the charges, the vehicle was towed from the scene.

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe

 

OUI Arrest / operator travelling wrong way on Rt. 3

On March 22nd at 12:30am Tyngsborough Police Officers stopped a vehicle which was travelling Northbound in the Southbound lane of Rt. 3 near exit 34. The officers identified the operator as Yomayra Irving of Fitchburg, she apeared confused and advised the officers that she believed she was on Rt. 2 in Leominster.  The Massachusetts State Police conducted sobriety tests and subsequently arrested Irving for OUI Liquor, she was then transported by the state police to their barracks.

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe

 

 

OUI Arrest

On March 24th at 1:50am Tyngsborough Police Officers stopped a vehicle on Sherburne Ave after observing it
weaving over the center line of the roadway. The operator was identified as Scott Mclatchy, after performing a
set of sobriety tests it was determined that he was under the influence of liquor and was arrested. Mclatchy, of
Jaffrey, NH was subsequently transported to the Tyngsborough Police Department where he was booked and
charged with operating under the influence of liquor and marked lanes violation.

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe

OUI Arrest

On March 26th at 1:37am Tyngsborough Police officers responded to the Tyngsborough bridge for a report of a motorist who had fallen to sleep behind the wheel. Officers found the subject and upon waking him up advised
him to remove the keys from the ignition of the vehicle, in response the subject turned on the vehicle’s windshield wipers and activated the washer fluid. A subsequent sobriety test revealed that the subject was
under the influence of liquor. Joshua McMahon, 39 yrs. old of Nashua, was arrested and charged with OUI Liquor and operating a motor vehicle with a revoked driver’s license. He was transported to the police
department, booked and later released on bail.

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe

Warrant Arrest

On March 25th at 5:15 pm Tyngsborough Police Officers stopped a vehicle on Chestnut Road for speeding.  Officers then found that the operator, Ryan Popplewell, had an active arrest warrant. Popplewell, 25 yrs. old of Hooksett, NH was then arrested and transported to the Tyngsborough Police Department where he was booked. The warrant was out of Lowell District Court for failing to appear for past motor vehicle offenses.

 

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe

Motor vehicle criminal offense

On March 23, 2013 at 6:30pm officers stopped a vehicle on Parham Road on suspicion that the vehicle’s registration was revoked.  Upon identifying the operator,   Barry Monteiro, officers found that the vehicle currently had a revoked registration for lack of auto insurance.  Monteiro of Dracut was charged with operating an uninsured motor vehicle and will receive a criminal summons to appear in Lowell District Court, the vehicle was towed from the scene.

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe

Warrant arrest

On March 18th at 8:15pm a vehicle was stopped on Middlesex Road near Bryants Lane for having a black lens over the headlights of the vehicle.  The vehicle’s operator, Timothy Stimpson, 35 yrs old of Lowell, was found to have an active arrest warrant for him.  The warrant was in reference to a past operating a motor vehicle after suspension charge against him out of Milford District Court.  Stimpson was transported to the Tyngsborough Police Department where he was booked.

Released by;  Deputy Chief Richard Howe