Department News

Domestic Violence / Resisting Arrest

On November 14th, 2013 at 9:05pm Tyngsborough Police Officers responded to Pawtucket Boulevard for a report of a domestic taking place.   While the officers were investigating what occurred the perpetrator tried repeatedly to go around officers in order to get to the victim.  After determining that that a domestic assault had taken place officers attempted to arrest the perpetrator, this subject actively resisted officers attempts to take him into custody and place him into a cruiser;  As a result the subject’s resistance pepper spray was used at which time the subject complied.  The subject was transported to Lowell General Hospital for observation and decontamination as he was highly intoxicated and had been sprayed.  A short time later he was released from the hospital and was booked at the Tyngsborough Police Department on the following charges;


Jason Rowan, 36 yrs. old of Tyngsborough – Arrested for Assault (domestic), resisting arrest and intimidating a witness.




Released by; Chief Richard D. Howe