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  • Man shot three times in Lowell

    25 min ago | via Lowell Sun 

    A man suffered three gunshot wounds to the abdomen during an incident in the area of Merrimack Street in the Acre neighborhood Tuesday night. The condition of the victim is not immediately available, according to Lowell police Capt.

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  • Lowell man held after fleeing from police

    11 hrs ago | via Lowell Sun 

    A Lowell man who police attempted to pull over for trying to break into a car in the Acre neighborhood Monday morning led police on a pursuit that ended in a crash, authorities say. Geraldo Hernandez, 44, drove through stop signs and into a police cruiser before crashing a stolen vehicle into a parked car in the Highlands neighborhood, according to Lowell police Capt.

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  • Man held in Lowell robbery

    Monday | via Lowell Sun 

    A Lowell man is behind bars after he allegedly used a tire iron to carry out a robbery at a convenience store in the city's Pawtucketville neighborhood Sunday morning. Ricardo Rios, 20, wore a ski mask and held a tire iron when he demanded money from the clerk of the 7-Eleven on Mammoth Road about 4:20 a.m., Lowell police Capt.

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  • Store customer breaks up attempted Lowell robbery

    Sunday Sep 16 | via Lowell Sun 

    A scuffle broke out between a robber, armed with a BB gun, and a customer inside a convenience store in the Sacred Heart neighborhood on Saturday afternoon, authorities say. Juan Amaro, 21, of Lowell, entered the 7-Eleven at 970 Gorham St. at around 2:50 p.m. demanding money and telling the store's clerk he had a gun, according to Lowell police Capt.

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  • Arrests made in Lowell house break, assault

    Friday Sep 14 | via Lowell Sun 

    An 18-year-old man and a juvenile assaulted two people over 60-years-old during a recent house break in Pawtucketville, police said. Nizaah Cormier, 18, of 25 Dunfey St., Lowell, and a 14-year-old were arrested and charged with aggravated burglary, assault and battery on person over 60 , and larceny of a motor vehicle.

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  • Lowell man indicted on fentanyl-trafficking, weapons...

    Friday Aug 24 | via Lowell Sun 

    A Lowell man was indicted Thursday by a Middlesex County Grand Jury in connection with trafficking more than two kilos of fentanyl and illegally possessing six firearms, Attorney General Maura Healey announced in a press release. Steven Lessard, 31, was arrested in March 2018 as part of multi-state and multi-agency law enforcement operation.

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  • Lowell man arrested in June stabbing

    Tuesday Aug 21 | via Lowell Sun 

    A Lowell man wanted for allegedly stabbing a friend in June was picked up by police Friday night on a warrant for armed assault with intent to murder. Melvin Mass-Rosario, 30, of 10 Varney St., is accused of stabbing a 52-year-old man several times in the back during a fight at 348 Walker St., on June 27, according to Lowell police Capt.

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  • Armed robbery suspects arrested in Lowell

    Aug 13, 2018 | via Lowell Sun 

    Two men have been arrested in connection with an attempted armed robbery on Jackson Street Saturday, during which they allegedly chased a man and one gunshot was fired in his direction, police said. Keith Mao, 20, of 53 Warwick St,, Lowell, and Bunton Ven, 20, of 160 Agawam St., Lowell, have both been charged with armed assault with intent to rob, and assault by means of a dangerous weapon.

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  • Richardson rises to the top of the Lowell Police Dep...

    Aug 9, 2018 | via Lowell Sun 

    Deputy Police Superintendent Raymond "Kelly" Richardson, a 31-year veteran of the department, will take over as the city's new police chief, City Manager Eileen Donoghue announced Wednesday. The transition from current Interim Superintendent Jonathan "Jack" Webb is expected to take place at some point next week, according to Donoghue.

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  • Lowell man arrested in weekend shooting

    Aug 8, 2018 | via Lowell Sun 

    Police arrested a 22-year-old Lowell man in connection with several gunshots fired in the Highlands neighborhood at around 2 p.m. Sunday, authorities say. A .38-caliber handgun was also allegedly seized from Jody Boykins, charged with several offenses, including attempting to commit assault and battery by discharging a firearm and possession of a firearm without a license.

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  • Arrest made in Lowell gunshots

    Aug 6, 2018 | via Lowell Sun 

    Police arrested a 22-year-old Lowell man in connection with several gunshots fired in the Highlands neighborhood at around 2 p.m. Sunday, authorities say. A .38-caliber handgun was also allegedly seized from Jody Boykins, who was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm on Monday afternoon, according to police.

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  • Police search for suspects in Lowell shooting

    Aug 6, 2018 | via Lowell Sun 

    A 31-year-old Lowell man, suffering from several gunshot wounds, was found by police inside a motor vehicle in the Back Central neighborhood early Saturday morning. The man was discovered in front of 22 North St., after police got reports of gunshots in the area about 2:10 a.m., according to police.

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  • EDITORIAL: Stem the violence, eradicate the gangs

    Aug 1, 2018 | via Lowell Sun 

    Lowell has been portrayed as a welcoming community by helping those of many nationalities drawn to this city adjust to their new circumstances and become productive citizens of their adoptive country. Unfortunately, a certain minuscule element has chosen to spurn that opportunity and instead take a criminal path by joining gangs that conduct their illegal business -- primarily drug trafficking -- through violent means if necessary.

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  • Another man arrested for fatal home invasion

    Jul 29, 2018 | via WWLP 

    Police say 24-year-old Jeffrey Puryear of Dracut has been charged with armed assault in connection to an apparent homicide that occurred on Thursday at a home in Lowell. Forty-year-old Saro Mann was assaulted in his home and later died from his injuries in Lowell General Hospital.

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  • Second man arrested in Lowell killing

    Jul 29, 2018 | via Home 

    The second suspect connected to the apparent homicide of a 40-year-old Lowell man in a Walker Street apartment has been arrested, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Jeffrey Puryear, 24, of Dracut, is charged with armed assault in a dwelling for allegedly attacking Saro Mann, 40, of 171 Walker St., First Floor, inside his apartment early Thursday morning.

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  • Second man arrested for deadly home invasion in Lowell

    Jul 28, 2018 | via Boston.com 

    A second man has been arrested in connection with a deadly home invasion in Lowell, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Jeffrey Puryear, 24 of Dracut, was charged with armed assault in a dwelling in relation with an apparent homicide that occurred on Walker Street on Thursday, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Acting Lowell Police Superintendent Jonathan Webb said in a joint statement.

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  • Second arrest made in Lowell slaying

    Jul 28, 2018 | via Home 

    The second suspect connected to the apparent homicide of a 40-year-old Lowell man in a Walker Street apartment has been arrested, according to the Middlesex District Attorney's Office. Jeffrey Puryear, 24, of Dracut, is charged with armed assault in a dwelling for allegedly attacking Saro Mann, 40, of 171 Walker St., First Floor, inside his apartment early Thursday morning.

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