EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

October 23, 2012

Woman wounded as bullets fly in neighborhood

Staff reports
The Eagle-Tribune

---- — LAWRENCE — A woman was shot in her left thigh after a man fired a gun a dozen times in the Phillips and Farnham street area early Sunday morning.

The 18-year-old woman told police she was dropping off a friend around 1:30 a.m. on Farnham Street. After hearing gunshots in the area, the woman felt something strange on her left thigh. Then she discovered she was bleeding and her friend immediately drove her to Lawrence General Hospital, according to police reports.

Simultaneously, police received a “shots fired” report in the neighborhood. Area residents said they saw a man fire a gun about 12 times at the intersection of Phillips and Farnham streets.

Detectives are investigating.

Man stabbed after leaving nightclub

LAWRENCE — A 26-year-old man walked into a Broadway convenience store yesterday morning, suffering from two stab wounds and asking for help.

The man pointed to stab wounds on the back of his legs and asked the 7-11 clerk to call him an ambulance.

The stabbing victim later told police was he was out Sunday night partying at the Latino Night Club at 198 Broadway. He stayed at the club until closing. When he left, he was followed by three men. One of the men said ‘Here he is,’ and stabbed him in the back of his legs. The man also robbed him of $100, according to a police report.

The three men fled the area and the victim went to the 7-11 at 370 Broadway looking for help.

The victim was taken to Lawrence General Hospital by ambulance. His wounds are not considered life threatening, police said.

The following items were recorded over the weekend in area police logs:



Arrest: Carol A. Murphy, 57, assault and battery on a household member, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, 21 River St., 3:58 a.m.


Arrest: Jose A. Ylizaliturri, 54, of Ayer, shoplifting by concealment, third offense, 209 Main St., 4:16 p.m.


Arrest: Meagan E. Johnson, 18, 36 High Vale Lane, assault and battery on household member, resisting arrest, 36 High Vale lane, 2:48 p.m.



Arrest: Christopher Santos, 23, of 290 Jackson St., Lawrence; trespassing, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, 10:26 a.m., 9 Appleton St.

Arrest: Luis Nieves, 49, of 687 Essex St., Lawrence; domestic assault and battery, assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest, 12:50 a.m., his home.

Arrest: Ismael Garcia, 25, of 169 Lawrence St., #3L, Lawrence; driving after revocation or suspension, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, illegal possession of cocaine, 11:15 p.m., 49 Knox St.

Arrest: Jose Felix, 40, of 204 So. Union St., fourth floor, Lawrence; domestic assault and battery, 5:57 a.m., his home.

Car break: Subwoofers, amplifier, iPod, laptop and car parts stolen from a 1992 Honda Civic parked at 8 Sheridan St., 5 a.m.

Attempted business break: El Caldero Restaurant, 294 Broadway, two foot wide hole blown through front door with a large stone, suspect fled area after trying to get in, described as a 5 foot, 10 inch male wearing a knee length black jacket with a black hood, 5:28 a.m.



Shots fired: 82 North St., 8:53 a.m.

Assault: Methuen High School, 1 Ranger Road, 10:55 a.m.

Larceny: Generator reported missing, 21 Hampshire St., 12:37 p.m.

Arrest: Emad Awad, 40, 10 Washington St., apt. 35, two counts aggravated assault and battery, one count attempt to commit a crime, arrested at home, 2:49 p.m.

Shoplifting: Two female shoplifters reported at Marshall’s, 90 Pleasant Valley St., 4:02 p.m.

Breaking and entering motor vehicle: Texas Road House, 424 Broadway, 5:53 p.m.

Breaking and entering motor vehicle: Loew’s Theater, 90 Pleasant Valley St., 6:40 p.m.


Arrest: Richard P. Murray, 43,, 52 Main St., Stoneham, buying/receiving stolen property, 171 East St., 12:24 a.m.

Vandalism: Tractor trailer damaged, 100 Danton Drive, 7:37 a.m.

Noise disturbance: 23 Hampshire Road, Apt. 412, 7:53 a.m.

Larceny: Items taken from vehicle, 83 Bradley Avenue, 12:42 p.m.


Vandalism: Caller reported broken window on vehicle, Joe’s Crab Shack, 105 Pleasant Valley St., 8:11 p.m.

Vandalism: Caller reported broken window on vehicle, Texas Road House, 424 Broadway, 9:56 p.m.



Arrest: Chandra Garcia, 42, of Nashua, shoplifting by concealment, second offense, 340 Winthrop St., 11:06 a.m.

Arrest: David A. Thomits, 46, 208 High St., OUI-Drugs, 230 Chickering Road, 11:13 a.m.


Arrest: Rosemary Cunha, 28, Swampscott, marked lanes violation, OUI-liquor, 525 Turnpike St., 2:14 a.m.