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Recent Crime News
Sunday Nov 22 | via Patch.com
Men from Acton, Billerica, and Lowell-among others-were arrested. One allegedly assaulted an undercover officer posing as a prostitute. Comment?
Sunday Nov 22 | via MassLive.com
Despite warning the public of upcoming prostitution stings, police arrested nine men Friday night for soliciting sex for a fee, including one who attempted to recruit an undercover female officer to work as a prostitute for him. The sting, similar to those in years past, targeted potential customers for prostitutes and was done to drive crimes away from Burlington, Police Chief Michael R. Kent said. Comment?
Sunday Nov 22 | via Home
Men from Lowell, Dracut, Billerica and Acton were among nine arrested by Burlington police on Friday as part of an undercover operation aimed at stamping out prostitution, according to police. Chief Michael Kent said the operation used an advertisement posted on an unidentified website that is known to be used by prostitutes, and an undercover female officer to target Johns -- men seeking to patronize prostitutes. Comment?
Sunday Nov 15 | via Lowell Sun
A Lowell resident accused of murder, who spent 26 years in prison before winning a new trial, is back behind bars. Michael J. Sullivan, 55, of 1483 Gorham St., Lowell, was arrested by Billerica police on Thursday on charges he was selling heroin. Comment?
Saturday Nov 14 | via Lowell Sun
The attorney for a Lowell man accused of using the controversial adult website Backpage.com to arrange "dates" with prostitutes only to rob and rape them, asked a judge to release Christian Cepeda-Ortiz under house arrest, arguing the victims lack credibility. In Lowell Superior Court on Tuesday, defense attorney Stephen Gomes, representing Cepeda-Ortiz, argued that the victims have credibility issues because they are prostitutes. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 10 | via Sentinel & Enterprise
With four snowplow blades stolen from city homes over the last week, a police spokesman is warning residents who own the heavy piece of equipment to make sure they are adequately secured. "We'd like to ask people with snowplows to make the extra effort to secure their snowplows," police Lt. Comment?
Oct 24, 2015 | via Lowell Sun
Freddie Perez-Erausquin, 27, of Springfield, allegedly walked into the Boston Road store and approached a cashier to make a purchase. When the register drawer was open, he allegedly leaned over, grabbed cash and fled, according to police. Comment?
Oct 21, 2015 | via Lowell Sun
Michael Sears, 20, 33 Hattie Lane, Billerica; disorderly conduct, assault and battery, possession of a Class E substance with intent to distribute, altered driver's license. -- Ronald Lake, 49, no known address; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, indecent assault and battery on a person 14 or older. Comment?
Oct 16, 2015 | via Lowell Sun
A 43-year-old woman with a long criminal history was ordered held on bail after Billerica police allege she used a hammer to smash mirrors, a bathtub and a sink in an apartment early Wednesday morning. In Lowell District Court, Stephanie Lyman, of Billerica, was ordered held on $1,000 cash bail after pleading not guilty to breaking-and-entering in the nighttime with intent to commit a felony and malicious destruction of property over $250. Comment?
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