Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


March 20, 2014

Four arrested on drug charges at gas station


Saturday, March 15 — At 6:01 p.m., a theft of mail was reported on Sagamore Drive.


Tuesday, March 11 — At 11:24 a.m., police were called to check on a person walking along North Street. Police “spoke with the individual, who was walking his dog without his shoes on” and found no issues.

Wednesday, March 12 — At 8:35 a.m., police were called to Rattlesnake Hill Road after a resident reported “someone has been leaving suspicious items in front of his home.”

At 2:22 p.m., police were called to Lovejoy Road on a report of a man who was walking down the street “with a stick or a bat hitting mailboxes.” Police were able to locate an “individual out for a walk.”

At 6:52 p.m., an assault was reported on Argilla Road.

Friday, March 14 — At 4:15 p.m., a dog complaint was reported on River Road after the caller “and her service dog were attacked by another resident’s dog.”

Saturday, March 15 — At 12:50 a.m., police and fire crews were called to Minuteman Road on a report of “a van on fire in the parking lot.” Detectives were later called out to take photos documenting the possibility of arson.

Sunday, March 16 — At 1:11 p.m., a motor vehicle was reported vandalized on Old Campus Road.


Monday, March 10 — At 7:40 a.m., a hit-and-run crash was reported on Andover Street.

At 10:04 a.m., a minor crash requiring one car to be towed was reported on Dascomb Road.

Tuesday, March 11 — At 12:10 p.m., police were called to North Street on a report of a vehicle hitting a utility pole and snapping it. A passenger in the car, a 95-year-old woman, was checked out by the Fire Department. Police investigating the crash later found a mailbox at 76 North St. as well as multiple poles that had been hit. The vehicle was towed.

At 5:33 p.m., a three-car crash with no injuries was reported on River Road. All three cars were towed.

Wednesday, March 12 — At 12:06 p.m., a two-car crash was reported on North Street. Injury was reported and both cars were towed.

At 1:54 p.m., a hit-and-run crash was reported on Main Street.

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