Suspicious Activity: A worker from 12 Chestnut said that he noticed a man with bolt cutters approaching the bank as he was leaving work. He described the man as being about six feet tall, with short black hair, and in his 40s. The man was seen wearing a dark T-shirt, khaki shorts and gloves. The caller reported that when the subject saw him, he turned away from the bank, but when he drove away, he could see the man returning to the bank area. Police officers checked the bank and it appeared to be secure, Main Street, 8:45 p.m.

Assist Other Agency: The Andover Police received a transfer call from a 37-year-old man who was possibly having a heart attack as he was driving on I-495 South in Lowell. Dispatch stayed on the phone with him until an ambulance arrived, North Main Street, 4:56 p.m.

Officer Request: An officer took a suspicious substance from a man on the side of the road, South Main Street, 3:51 p.m.

Identity Fraud: A resident reported possible identity theft, Burnham Road, 3:56 p.m.

Identity Fraud: Unemployment identity fraud, Smithshire Estates, 3:58 p.m.

Identity Fraud: A caller reported someone using her identity to file for unemployment, Chandler Road, 2:18 p.m.

Motor Vehicle Complaint: A caller reported a car racing back and forth from Lawrence into Andover and back again, but was unable to provide a vehicle description, an officer went to the area and didn’t see anything, Beacon Street, 4:26 a.m.

Mental Health: A caller reported her cigarettes were stolen. An officer reports that she found her cigarettes, Railroad Street, 1 a.m.

MONDAY, May 25

Noise Complaint: A receptionist at The Homewood Suites reported hearing 5 gunshots or fireworks in the area. An officer spoke with people in the parking lot and they said it sounded like fireworks coming from Lawrence. People on Bulfinch Drive gave officers the same information, Riverside Drive, 9:49 p.m.

Suspicious Activity: A 911 caller reported hearing 6-7 gunshots in the area. An officer reports finding a party at #9. The officer was told that fireworks were being set off on Granli Drive, but all is quiet now, Stouffer Circle, 10:36 p.m.

Harassment: A male walked in and asked to speak with an officer about getting a restraining order against his ex-girlfriend, Shattuck Road, 1:27 p.m.

Fire Assist: A caller reported a fire in their oven. The oven was shut off but flames were in it anyway. The Fire Department solved the problem, Washington Park Drive, 3:05 p.m.

SUNDAY, May 24

Assist Other Agency: A caller reported a possible car fire on Route 93 South in the area of Exit 46, Route 110, the caller was transferred to the Methuen Fire Department and the state police were notified, Methuen, 6:07 p.m.

General Service: An officer helped a partially blind woman find her glasses after they slipped off her face when she went out for a smoke at the Shawsheen River Bridge, 11:02 p.m., Andover Street

Disorderly Person/Disturbance: A caller reported that she had a physical alteration with another resident and that she karate chopped her, Railroad Street, 4:19 p.m.


Well Being Check: A caller reported a male throwing up next to a tree. An officer responded to the scene and determined the man wasn’t feeling well and his wife is going to drive him home, North Main Street, 6:04 p.m.

Threats: A caller reported that she sold something on Craigslist and someone was upset that she didn’t sell it to them and has been threatening her, Abbot Bridge Drive, 1:34 p.m.

Missing Person: A female living in a group home went missing overnight. She was last seen wearing black knee highs and an olive shirt. She reportedly has PTSD and a mood disorder, police entered her as a missing person, Lowell Street, 9:10 a.m.

Hit & Run: A caller reported that someone drove over their stone wall and onto the grass. The police said there was damage to the lawn. The car was described as a Sedan and apparently was heading toward Shawsheen Road, Lowell Street, 3:20 a.m.

FRIDAY, May 22

Noise Complaint: A caller reported yelling and six or seven loud bangs. Officers checked the area and found fire cracker papers, Kenilworth Street, 10:39 p.m.

Domestic: A caller from Whole Foods reported a man and woman arguing in the parking lot, Railroad Street, 12:29 p.m.


Well Being Check: A 911 caller reported a woman who only speaks Spanish knocking on his window. The police found out the 81-year-old woman was a missing person. Her daughter was notified and she drove to the police station to pick her up, North Main Street, 10:23 p.m.

Animal Complaint: A caller reported multiple foxes in the parking lot “going bananas.” An officer checked the area and found nothing, Colonial Drive, 8:37 p.m.

Recovered Motor Vehicle: A caller reported that her car that had been stolen the night before, had been returned, Railroad Street, 10:16 a.m.

Animal Complaint: A caller reported an animal that’s about 3 feet long, screaming in the street. An officer said the animal ran off into the woods, Maple Court, 4:07 a.m.


Officer Request: A father wanted to follow up with an officer about a previous incident with his son. The officer gave him advice, Worthen Place, 9:13 p.m.

Attempt to Serve Process: Officers tried to serve a revocation of someone’s firearm’s license. They couldn’t locate the individual, Boston Road, 10:42 p.m.

Suspicious Activity: A manager at Bertucci’s reported a suspicious car loitering behind the bank. An officer reports that the person was just resetting their GPS, Main Street, 8:20 p.m.

Scam: A child flagged down a police officer at the field behind the Youth Center about a possible scam, Bartlet Street, 2:32 p.m.

Car Accident: There was a minor car accident in a parking lot that took place at a low speed. An officer reported to the scene, but the parties involved just exchanged insurance paperwork, Stevens Street, 11:05 a.m.

Crash – Personal Injury: There was an accident between a tractor trailer and a car on the ramp to 93. The driver of the car reported neck and back pain. Those involved in the crash exchanged paperwork, River Road/Route 93, 5:49 a.m.



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