A man in his 20s was administered nasal naloxone, the drug commonly known as Narcan, after being suspected of overdosing on heroin at Harold Parker State Forest last Tuesday night, July 14.

According to records, police received a call from Jenkins Road of a “male in his 20s unconscious.”

“He was fine after Narcan,” police Commander Charles Heseltine said.

The man was brought via ambulance to Lawrence General Hospital. His parents were contacted, and went to the hospital to see their son.

Monday, July 13


A caller from North Main Street reported at 12:38 p.m. that there was an item on the side of the road that looked like a torso. The responding officer reported that “it was a brisket.”

A walk-in to the police station reported at 2:34 p.m. that “someone is beeping a horn when they drive by her house” on Jenkins Road. She discussed her situation with a police officer.

Tuesday, July 14


An officer reported that the North Main Street pedestrian light was not cycling through. The state Highway Department was notified.

A caller from Bartlet Street reported at 5:50 p.m. that there were “16 kids hanging around the gazebo smoking marijuana.” When police arrived, all of the kids ran away. The officer checked the area, but did not find the young people.

Wednesday, July 15


A caller from Railroad Street reported at 3:40 a.m. that someone was “attempting to gain entry to her apartment.” Officers reported that it was a person seeking to hand out TruGreen fliers.

A truck driver on Central Street reported at 4:36 p.m. that another truck driver was unable to make it under the bridge, but could not turn around. Officers helped the driver turn his truck around.

Thursday, July 16


A 911 call from a Chestnut Street resident at 9:46 p.m. reported that kids were throwing rocks at her porch. Officers spoke to the kids at The Park who said that they saw younger kids pick up many rocks and then head toward Memorial Circle. Officers reported that no damage was caused; they were unable to locate the kids.

Friday, July 17


Domingo Antonio Melo-Romero, 39, of 50 Bellevue St., third floor, Lawrence, was arrested on River Road at 12:06 p.m. and charged with distribution of a Class A substance.

Joanne Kovacek, 61, of 17 Cutting Lane, Burlington, was arrested on River Road at 7:29 p.m. and charged with operating under the influence of liquor and a marked lanes violation.

Saturday, July 18


A resident of William Street reported at 6:06 p.m. that a car was “speeding down the street and then stopped in the middle of the road and met up with another vehicle.” The caller said a paper bag was quickly exchanged before both drivers sped off. Officers checked the area, but found nothing suspicious.

Sunday, July 19


A caller from North Main Street reported at 12:56 p.m. reporting seeing a driver “pour alcohol into his cup and throw the bottle in the trash and then got into his vehicle heading north.” Police checked the area, but found nothing suspicious.

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