Department News


Lax and the Law

School Resource Officer Sgt. Steve Manning recently finished the 11th year of “Lax and the Law” with students from Tyngsboro High School and Greater Lowell Technical High School.
On Thursday nights beginning January 11 and continuing thru March 15, both boys and girls lacrosse players from the two schools got together at the Tyngsboro Sports Center to practice their lacrosse skills before the upcoming spring season.  The final session ended with a pizza party.
We would like to thank Darryl Wickens and TSC (Tyngsboro Sports Center), for hosting this event and for their continued support of the Tyngsboro Police Department’s School Resource Officer Program.

Yarmouth Police Officer Murdered in the line of duty

We grieve and mourn the loss of K-9 Police Officer Sean Gannon of the Yarmouth Police Department who was murdered in the line of duty by a career violent criminal last night.  Officer Gannon’s K-9 was also shot by the suspect and is receiving treatment.  We stand with our brothers and sisters from the Yarmouth Police Department and pray for Officer Gannon, his family and friends. Officer Gannon was attempting to arrest the suspect with a warrant for probation violations.  Rest in peace Officer Gannon.

Happy National Public Safety Telecommunicators’ Week!

This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators’ Week!
The Tyngsborough Police would like to thank our Police/Fire/911 Communications Specialists (Dispatchers), for their outstanding service!
 
We appreciate their dedication, professionalism, the sacrifices they make, and the vital role they play behind the scenes for our agency.
 
Often their work isn’t seen by others, but our police department could not function without them and we are fortunate to have them in our family.
https://www.npstw.org/

March, 2018 Department Activity

  • Arrests/criminal charges filed                               –      26
  • Traffic citations written                                          –      89
  • Incident reports generated;                                   –     109
  • 911 calls received                                                      –       82
  • Total calls numbers generated by dispatch        –  2,629
  • Business line calls direct to dispatch                   –     418
  • Residential & commercial Burglar alarm calls  –       46
  • Motor vehicle accidents investigated                  –        19
  • (investigation occurs only where there is substantial damage or injuries)

Power outages

We have been informed by National Grid that there are power outages in the areas of; LAKEVIEW AVE, FROST RD, NORRIS RD, MADELINE, CRICONES WAY, GLORIA AVE, CHRISTINE AVE, PHALANX ST, WATERWAY PL, GAUDET LN.  Restoration time is estimated to be 8-8:30pm.

Cazadores restaurant damage / suspect confessed

I am very pleased to announce that the suspect who intentionally damaged the awning of Cazadores Restaurant, which was caught on video and distributed via the media, has turned himself in and confessed.   Cazadores restaurant has declined prosecution in return for an agreement of full restitution of the damage this person caused at the restaurant.  This is a quick and successful resolution for a small business in our town, and the overwhelming response by the public and media made it happen.   As no criminal charges are being filed, the suspects name will not be released by our agency.  Thank you!

 

Released by; Chief Richard Howe

Public health warning; lethal batch of opiates in Lowell area

Distributed from the City of Lowell;

March 22, 2018

Public lnformation Officer:
Chief Jeffrey Winward
Office: 978 459 5555
jeffwinw@lowellma.gov

Lowell’s Public Safety agencies have seen four fatal opiate overdoses in the past twelve hours. We believe these overdoses were a mix of heroin/fentanyl and cocaine/fentanyl. There appears to be a lethal batch of opiates in the Greater Lowell area. We strongly urge people not to use opiates, but if you or your loved one is suffering from addiction, please be extra vigilant in the coming days. Do not use alone, check on your loved ones frequently if they may be using opiates, and call 911 immediately if you witness an overdose. If you need help with a detox or recovery program, please contact one of the following:

Lowell CO-OP Team 978 631 7240
The Lowell House 978 459 8656

 

Arrests / Criminal charges filed via summons process 2/20 – 3/18

Arrests
 
26 yr. old male of Lowell – Kidnapping, Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon & Assault & Battery of an intimate partner.
 
52 yr. old male of Tyngsborough – Assault & Battery of an intimate partner, Strangulation of Intimate Partner, Intimidation of a witness, Threat to commit a crime (To Kill)
 
35 yr. old female of Tyngsborough – Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon (Knife)
 
21 yr. old male of Fitchburg, MA – (4) arrest warrants, Receive Stolen Motor Vehicle, (2) counts of Receiving stolen property
 
59 yr. old female of Tyngsborough – OUI Liquor
 
20 yr. old female of Tewksbury – Assault & Battery with a dangerous weapon (shod foot), OUI Liquor, Disorderly Conduct & Resisting Arrest
 
28 yr. old female of Dracut – (2) Default Warrants & Interfering with a Police Officer
 
25 yr. old of Tyngsborough – Default Warrant for for past charge of Assault & Battery
 
30 yr. old male of Nashua – (2) warrants for past criminal motor vehicle related charges
 
37 yr. old male of Dracut – Warrant for past criminal motor vehicle related charges
 
 
Summons
 
20 yr. old female of Dracut – Leaving the Scene of Property Damage
 
17 yr. old female of Lowell – Assault & Battery
 
14 yr. old male of Lowell – Possessing Electric Stun Gun, Carrying a Dangerous Weapon on school grounds
 
16 yr. old female of Lowell – Assault & Battery on a Family member
 
31 yr. old female of Tyngsborough – (2) counts of simple assault
 
39 yr. old female of Tyngsborough – Operating a motor vehicle with a revoked drivers license, revoked registration, uninsured motor vehicle
 
46 yr. old male of Tyngsborough – Violation of an Harassment prevention order
 
36 yr. old male of Tyngsborough – Operating a motor vehicle with a suspended drivers license
 
17 yr. old male of Tyngsborough – (12) counts of Malicious Damage to a motor vehicle
 
34 yr. old male of Lowell – Operating a motor vehicle without a valid drivers license
 
40 yr. old male of Lewiston, ME – Operating a motor vehicle with a suspended drivers license
 
30 yr. old male of Malden – Unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle
 
15 yr. old male of Lowell – Carrying a Dangerous Weapon on School Grounds
 
23 yr. old male of Leominster – Negligent Operation of a Motor Vehicle
 
 
All defendants are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.

A Thank You to the public, from the Tyngsboro Police

The Tyngsborough Police would like to thank the public and news outlets for their assistance today with a past incident involving the malicious destruction of property to a local family owned restaurant.

We released a video this morning requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a subject. Due to the overwhelming response, information, calls, and replies our department received, we were able to identify a suspect we believe is responsible for the damage.

It is mainly because of you that this case may be solved, and we are happy for the victim.  Thank you for taking the time and effort today to reply to our request for assistance.  We look forward to working with you in the future.

The Tyngsborough Police

Serious Motor vehicle crash, Middlesex Rd. closed

 Middlesex Road in the area of #272  (just South of the Tyngsborough bridge)  is closed due to a serious (3) car motor vehicle accident, please avoid the area and seek alternative route.