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Merrimack Valley

April 18, 2012

Lawrence police arrest suspected window smashers

LAWRENCE — Two men were arrested early Monday morning after being caught smashing a glass window of a Lawrence Street store and stealing jeans and jewelry, police said.

Video surveillance cameras showed one suspect throwing a large rock at the window of Zapatazo at 178 Lawrence St. around 3:20 a.m.

Arrested were Luis Fernandez, 42, 85 Arlington St., Lawrence, and Luis Resto, 44, of Manchester, N.H. They were both charged with nighttime breaking and entering and malicious destruction of property over $250.

The surveillance video showed the men stealing jeans and assorted jewelry, according to the police report.

Police initially were unable to find Fernandez and Resto after they fled the scene but they were arrested around 4:39 a.m. after the store owner and a friend noticed they had returned to the area and called police.

The following were taken from area police logs:


Larceny: South Main Street, items stolen from locker, 3:09 p.m. Sunday

Vandalism: Shawsheen Road, six windows hit by BB's, 6:23 p.m. Sunday

Larceny: Shawsheen Road, cellphone stolen from West Middle School, 9:54 a.m. Monday

Arrest: Michael Noyes, 22, of Lowell, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, River Road, 4:19 p.m. Monday


Arrest: Julio Joubert, 56, 11 Arlington St., domestic assault and battery, 1:55 a.m. Sunday

Arrest: Daniel Sheridan, 18, 3 Summit Ave., breaking and entering, 140 Boardman St., 3 a.m. Sunday

Arrest: Michael Alestock, 18, 31 Lawrence St., breaking and entering, 140 Boardman St., 3 a.m. Sunday

Arrest: Francine Mansfield, 47, homeless, trespassing, Merrimack Valley Hospital, 9:30 p.m. Sunday

Arrest: Keith P. Comeau, 31, 486 Hilldale Ave., assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threatening to commit a crime, resisting arrest, 40 Bailey Boulevard, 1:40 p.m. Saturday

Arrest: Anthony Santiago, 19, 57 Frances St., domestic assault and battery, Smiley Avenue and Frances Street, 3:36 p.m. Saturday

Arrest: Anthony DeCosta, 18, 49 Marshland St., assault with a deadly weapon, assault and battry two counts, assault and battery on a police officer two counts, disorderly conduct, threats to kill, 280 Main St., 9:36 p.m. Saturday

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