A resident of Brookside Drive awoke this past Monday, March 16, morning to find the tires missing from her Honda Accord, and the windows to the driver’s side window of the car smashed, according to Police Commander Charles Heseltine.

Two other cars on Brookside Drive also had minor damage, Heseltine said, but neither showed any “forced entry.” However, he said that both cars were rummaged through, and sunglasses and loose change were taken.

According to police reports, detectives were called to the area to photograph the damaged cars and investigate the thefts.

Monday, March 9

Incident

A caller from McKenney Circle reported at 7:43 a.m. that her car was broken into some time the night before. 

Tuesday, March 10

Arrest

Courtney Gilpin, 49, of P.O. Box 785, Andover, was arrested on Main Street at 8:40 p.m. and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and registration.

Incidents

Police officers and firefighters responded to a report of smoke in a Greenwood Road building at 1:13 a.m. According to police records, the couple inside the building were verbally arguing about what happened.

A caller from Elm Street reported hearing someone on her roof at 2:33 a.m. Officers reported that the house was checked, nothing was found and the homeowner was spoken to.

Animal control officer Wayne Nader reported that a deer was stuck in a Hitchcock Farm Road fence at 4:25 p.m. The officer was given permission to put the deer down.

Wednesday, March 11

Arrest

Christian Stinchfield, 24, of 565 Andover St., Lowell, was arrested on River Road at 1:50 a.m. on a warrant charge.

Incident

A resident of Crescent Drive reported that drivers of two cars were outside their vehicles “yelling and screaming at each other.” While the caller was still on the phone, both cars left the area. Officers checked the area, but were unable to find the cars or the motorists.

Thursday, March 12

Arrest

Shawn Wilkes, 27, of 11 Ridge St., Nashua, N.H., was arrested on Route 133 at 12:45 p.m. and charged with possession of a Class A substance and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Friday, March 13

Arrest

Phillip Velez, 37, of 12 Phillips St., Apt. 1R, Lawrence, was arrested on Union Street at 2:11 a.m. and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license, a stop sign violation, no inspection sticker, and two warrant charges.

Sunday, March 15

Arrest

Johnathan Velazquez, 30, of 114 Arborway Drive, Apt. 1, Braintee, was arrested on River Road at 2:32 a.m. and charged with leaving a weapon unsecured, a security violation.

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