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Merrimack Valley

October 11, 2012

Maine man charged with theft of stop sign

Police Logs

NORTH ANDOVER – A man from Maine allegedly pulled up a stop sign at Academy Road and Osgood Street late Monday night or early Tuesday morning, police said.

Patrolman Jason Wedge saw a pickup truck with a stop sign in the back near 300 Pleasant St., according to Lt. Charles Gray. Wedge stopped the pickup truck and investigation revealed the sign had been stolen from Academy Road and Osgood Street, Gray said.

Joseph Drapeau, 21, of 8 Huff Corner Road, Wellington, Maine, was arrested at 12:28 a.m. Tuesday and charged with larceny over $250.

A couple of hours later, neighbors reported a couple of loud youths at Greene Street and Waverly Road. Sgt. Daniel Lanen went to the scene and arrested the two youths.

Dylan Silver, 17, of 8 Emerson Court, was charged with disorderly conduct. Jeremy Carr, 17, of 28 Water St., was charged with possession of a dangerous weapon, a long knife, Gray said.

The following items were taken from area logs for Tuesday:


Noise complaint: Chadwick Circle, 1:42 p.m.

Arrest: Francisco F. Williams, 49, 10B Colonial Drive, receive stolen property over $250, subsequent offense receiving stolen property over $250, Colonial Drive, 6;38 p.m.


Arrest: Jessica Connolly, 25, Lowell, possession of heroin, operating motor vehicle after suspended license, 131 Springfield St., 9:38 a.m.

Arrest: Jorge Velez, 32, 146 S. Union St., Lawrence, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, 131 Springfield St., 9 a.m.

Arrest: Marvin Velasquez, 25, 144 S. Union St., Lawrence, operating motor vehicle after suspended license, 131 Springfield St.,

Arrest: William Johnson, 54, homeless, possession of heroin, breaking and entering in the daytime to commit a felony, 131 Springfield St., 10:35 a.m.

Arrest: Eric Moreno, 30, 163 West St., Lawrence, breaking and entering in the nightime to commit a felony, larceny under $250, 131 Springfield St. 11:30 a.m.

Arrest: Loc Dang, 37, 107 S. Union St., Lawrence, possession of cocaine, 131 Springfield St., 11:30 a.m.


Crash: 100 Milk St., 10:50 a.m.

Threat: 20 Camden St., 11:20 a.m.

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