Department News


Vehicle’s broken into / vehicle stolen

Sometime between Friday at midnight and 7am Saturday morning (3/22) ten (10) vehicles were broken into in the Lakeview Ave. area including Linwood Ave, ForrestPark, Magnolia, Cedar Grove, Maplewood & Mascuppic Trail.   Also during the same time frame a 2012 Mitsubishi color black was stolen from Linwood Ave.  Tyngsborough Police Officers have since recovered the stolen vehicle at LakeShore Apartments in Dracut which is just over the Tyngsborough town line.  The Tyngsborough Police Department is looking to identify two male subjects who were observed walking on Lakeview Avenue at approximately 2am on the night in question.  One subject is pushing another who is in a wheelchair; these subjects may be able to provide our department with valuable information regarding these vehicle breaks as well as the stolen motor vehicle.

 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Tyngsborough Police Department Criminal Investigations unit at (978) 649-7504 or remain anonymous by calling our Confidential Tip Line: 1(978) 226-TIPS (8477)

Criminal Summons Issued

Muneeb Elsakka, 22 yrs. old of Shrewsbury – operating a motor vehicle with a suspended drivers license, operating an unregistered motor vehicle

Cheryl Nelson, 45 yrs. old of Tyngsborough – Violation of an abuse prevention order

Motor vehicle accidents

3/19

(1) vehicle accident on Westford Road, no injuries

(3) vehicle accident on Westford Road, no injuries

 

3/20

(1) vehicle accident on Farwell Road, no injuries

(2) arrests / fugitive from justice

On Monday March 17th Tyngsborough Police officers stopped a vehicle traveling on Frost Road.  As a result of the stop both the operator (Lambert) and the passenger (Rowan) were arrested on numerous charges listed below.  Property stolen from businesses and approximately $5,000 in cash was seized as well; these subjects are suspects in residential breaks and larceny’s in the area.  Pelham and Hudson, NH Police Departments assisted in this arrest and an investigation is ongoing between our departments.

James Lambert, 19 yrs. old of Methuen;

  • Fugitive from Justice (warrant for larceny’s out of New Hampshire)
  • (2) counts of Receiving stolen property
  • Attaching false registration plates
  • Operating an unregistered motor vehicle

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Motor vehicle accidents

3/16

(2) vehicle accident on Middlesex Road, (4) minor injuries, treated at the scene

 

Hit & Run accident on Middlesex Road near exit 36, no injuries

Suspicious device at Voke

On March 13th at 9:20 pm the Tyngsborough Police Department received a call from security staff at the Greater Lowell Regional Technical High School stating that a suspicious device, which had the appearance of an explosive, was found in the school.  Officers responded and cleared the building, securing a perimeter and ensuring nobody could re-enter the building.  Tyngsborough Fire and medical personnel also stood by while officers from the Massachusetts State Police Hazardous went into the building and inspected the device which they determined was not in fact an explosive.  The building was subsequently searched by Tyngsborough Police Officers, Tyngsborough Fire, bomb sniffing k-9’s and staff from the Voke school, no further suspicious items were found.

An investigation, in conjunction with staff from the Voke, is continuing to determine what the device is.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Tyngsborough Police Department Criminal Investigations unit at (978) 649-7504 or remain anonymous by calling our Confidential Tip Line: 1(978) 226-TIPS (8477)

 

 

 

Drug Trafficking Arrest

On March 12, 2014 at approximately 11am Tyngsborough Police Officers responded to the area of Nottingham Road for a reported suspicious vehicle in the area.  While investigating this vehicle  officers came into contact with a second vehicle on Nottingham with (1) male occupant.  A subsequent investigation by officers resulted in the discovery of several small plastic baggies containing a white powder.

Jaime Laureano, 31 yrs. old of Lowell was arrested and charged with;

  • Distribution of a Class A drug (Heroin)
  • Trafficking in Cocaine

 

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Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Tyngsborough Police Department Criminal Investigations unit at (978) 649-7504 or remain anonymous by calling our Confidential Tip Line: 1(978) 226-TIPS (8477)

 

Released by; Chief Richard Howe

Arrest / Criminal charges

Shauna Harrington, 27 yrs. – Arrested on a default warrant issued as a result of a past drug charge

Rodney Hoke, 33 yrs. old of Lowell – charged with Assault & Battery

Motor vehicle accidents

3/8

2 vehicle accident at the Pheasant Lane Mall parking lot, no injuries

3/9

1 vehicle accident (rollover) on exit 34 off ramp, no injuries

 

Summons issued

3/6

Jonathan Ramos, 25 yrs. old of Dracut – charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked drivers license

Jeffrey Wall, 35 yrs. old of Tyngsborough – charged with operating a motor vehicle with a revoked registration and operating an uninsured motor vehicle

17 year old juvenile of Tyngsborough – charged with Truancy