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Merrimack Valley

October 25, 2012

Man swipes a stinkin' lot of deodorant

Police logs

LAWRENCE — Call him the most hygenic thief ever.

Police issued a warrant for a city man who walked into the new CVS Pharmacy at 266 Broadway and stole “three complete shelves of deodorant” around 10:20 Tuesday night.

The swiped deodorant is worth $268, according to a police report.

A store investigator saw the man, wearing a gray fleece shirt and carrying a back pack, steal the deodorant and then followed him. The investigator provided police with color photos of the suspect.

Officer Thomas Murphy recognized him a 41-year-old man he’d seen earlier in his shift, wearing the same outfit. The man regularly hangs out on Broadway but could not be located Tuesday night. He’s now facing a larceny charge when captured, police said.

The following items were recorded in area police logs Tuesday:

ANDOVER

Arrest: Rudy Guzman, 35, of Lynn, operating with a suspended license, Main Street, 7:39 a.m.

Arrest: Cruz Deferna-Gonzales, 48, arrested on charges operating after and leaving the scene of property damage, River Road, 8:13 a.m.

LAWRENCE

Arrest: Ashley Martel, 24, of 492 Berrybrook Lane, Pembroke, N.H.; illegal possession of a prescription drug, 12:35 p.m., 152 Berkeley St.

Arrest: Alex Basoukas, 24, of 15 Sunbeam Place, Goffstown N.H.; illegal possession of cocaine, failure to use signals when turning, violation of a city knife ordinance, 12:35 p.m., 152 Berkeley St.

METHUEN

Vandalism: 40 Gustin St., 6:47 a.m.

Assault, 70 East St., 7:23 p.m.

NORTH ANDOVER

Arrest: Walter E. Watson, 28, 59 Elm St. Apt. 2, OUI Liquor, High and Prescott streets, 2:38 p.m.

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