Department News

Motor vehicle criminal offenses – April 9th

On April 7, 2013 at 5:07am Tyngsborough officers assisted with a disabled
motor vehicle on Willowdale Road. Upon arrival officers found a vehicle with heavy
front end damage as well as damage to both passenger side tires. The lone occupant
of the vehicle, Alexandra Bettencourt, stated she had struck a curb in Pelham, NH.
Bettencourt, 39 yrs. old of Dracut was found to be in illegal possession of a
prescription drug (Adderall) and was charged with possession of a controlled
substance, Class E amphetamines. The vehicle was towed from the scene,
Bettencourt will receive a summons to appear in court.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the vehicles damage is
continuing, anyone with information is asked to contact the Tyngsborough police
department; Det/Sgt. Bourque at 978-649-7504 or use our confidential Tip Line:
+1(978) 226-TIPS (8477.

On April 8th, 2013 at 8:30am Tyngsborough officers stopped a vehicle on Rt. 3
for speeding and reckless operation. The operator, David Downing, 40yrs old of
Brookline, NH was charged with Reckless operation of a motor vehicle, failure to
signal for lane change, registration not in possession and speeding. He will receive a
summons to appear in court.

Released by; Deputy Chief Richard Howe