Andover Townsman, Andover, MA


January 16, 2014



Tuesday, Jan. 7 — At 11:12 a.m., Brandon Wanthal, 18, of 56 Wildwood Road, Andover, was arrested at his home and charged on a warrant.

Wednesday, Jan. 8 — At 9:55 p.m., Linda Dionne, 52, of 266 Andover St., Lawrence, was arrested on North Main Street and charged on a warrant.

Friday, Jan. 10 — At 5:47 p.m., Amy Hannnula, 24, of 20 Post Office Ave., Andover, was arrested at her home and charged on a warrant.

Sunday, Jan. 12 — At 1:54 a.m., Thomas Brunton, 25, of 56 Whittier St., Andover, was arrested on Park Street and charged with a stop sign violation, failing to use a turn signal and operating under the influence of liquor.


Monday, Jan. 6 — At 10:18 a.m., a theft was reported at a store on Main Street.

Tuesday, Jan. 7 — At 4:25 a.m., police were called to a car on River Road that had four milk crates around it. They found that the wheels were partially removed, each held on by one single locking lug nut. The owner of the vehicle, who was in Florida, was contacted.

Thursday, Jan. 9 — At 7:58 a.m., a theft from a vehicle was reported on River Road.

Saturday, Jan. 11 — At 11:49 a.m., a wallet was reported stolen on Lowell Street.


Friday, Jan. 10 — At 8:12 p.m., police were called to Cloverfield Drive after a homeowner reported “someone may be in the house with her. She hears music playing outside of her bedroom.” Police at the scene determined “it was a clock radio in one of the bedrooms that had gone off.”

Sunday, Jan. 12 — At 10:35 a.m., an assault was reported on Andover Street.

At 3:40 p.m., police were called to Farrwood Drive after a 911 caller believed “there was a man with a gun in the area.” Police at the scene found “a father and son playing with Air Soft” guns.


Monday, Jan. 6 — At 1:49 a.m., an accident involving a truck that crashed into a house due to icy conditions was reported on Essex Street. The truck was towed from the scene, and National Grid was called out to handle downed utility lines.

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