On Saturday December 22, 2012 at approximately 2pm Tyngsborough Police Officers
responded to Duff’s garage for a reported disturbance taking place. The subject causing the disturbance was identified as William McCauley who had been arrested by the Tyngsborough Police Department the day before for various charges including assault and battery on a police officer and Operating Under the Influence of Liquor.
McCauley had gone to Duff’s to retrieve some belongings from his vehicle which had been towed there as a result of his arrest. While he was retrieving his belongings he caused a disturbance with employees who called the police. Just prior to the police arriving at Duff’s the subject was able to access a vehicle ignition key, he then left Duff’s with his vehicle. He was subsequently stopped by Tyngsborough officers near the Tyngsborough bridge and arrested. McCauley, 26 years old of 35 18th street in Lowell, was charged with operating a motor vehicle after suspension and later bailed.