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Press release; Three men arrested on multiple charges

Tyngsborough Police Department

Chief Richard D. Howe

20 Westford Road
Tyngsborough, MA 01879
 
Tyngsborough PD
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019
Media Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003
Email: john@jgpr.net

Tyngsborough Police Arrest Three Men for Aggravated Burglary, Armed Robbery

TYNGSBOROUGH — Chief Richard Howe reports that the Tyngsborough Police Department arrested three men in connection with an incident that occurred early Sunday morning.
 
As a result of an investigation:
 
IAN FINNILA, AGE 18, OF TYNGSBOROUGH was arrested and charged with:
  • Aggravated Burglary
  • Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon
LUKE O’BRIEN FORMAN, AGE 19 OF DOYLESTOWN, PENN. was arrested and charged with:
  • Aggravated Burglary
  • Armed Robbery
  • Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon
  • Possession of a Class B Drug
JOHN GILET, AGE 18, OF TYNGSBOROUGH was arrested and charged with
  • Aggravated Burglary
  • Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon
  • Malicious Destruction of Property over $1,200
On Sunday, Dec. 1 at 2:42 a.m., Tyngsborough Police were called to a location on Groton Road for a report of vandalism, with suspects seen in a gray Land Rover vehicle.
After an investigation, police found the vehicle and the suspects and took the suspects into custody. The investigation determined that there was an altercation between the suspects and a Groton Road resident. The suspects allegedly entered the victim’s home without permission. During the dispute, GILET allegedly vandalized the victim’s vehicle, and the suspects allegedly assaulted the victim by kicking and punching him and assaulting him with objects, including a metal water bottle.
The victim and suspects are believed to be known to each other.
The incident remains under active investigation by Tyngsborough Police, and additional information will be released as it becomes available. If anyone has any information about this incident, they are asked to call the Tyngsborough Police Department at 978-649-7504.