Department News

Arrest; Assault & Battery on a Police Officer

On September 19th, 2014 at 6:28 am the Tyngsborough Police Department received a call reporting a suspicious male subject walking in the Middle of Middlesex Road near Mutual Oil.  Tyngsborough Police Officers responded to the area, (2) officers, who were on mountain bikes at the time, then approached a male individual who was in the parking lot of Tyngsboro Motors, the subject appeared to be attempting to break into a vehicle.

As the officers approached this subject they instructed him to stop and get down on the ground, the subject refused to comply.  One officer attempted to gain control of the subject at which time the subject struck the officer in the face with his hand.  At that time the 2nd officer on the scene deployed his taser which struck the subject and took him to the ground.

The subject was taken into custody and transported to Lowell General Hospital to have the taser probes removed, he suffered no further injury.  The Police Officer who was struck suffered a minor facial injury.

Edward Veazie, 23 yrs. old of Nashua charged with;

  • Assault & Battery on a Police Officer
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Attempt to commit a crime (B&E into a motor vehicle)
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