METHUEN — A Dedham Street man was arrested Tuesday on attempted murder charges after police investigated a domestic violence call and discovered he may have assaulted the victim multiple times in the recent past.
Thomas Hamel, 38, of 32 Dedham St., was charged with two counts of attempted murder, one count of domestic assault and battery and one count of intimidating a witness.
Police responded to a report at 1:39 a.m. of a domestic dispute. Through the course of the investigation, police received statements from others alleging that Hamel had assaulted and injured the victim several times over a period of several weeks, according to police officials.
During one previous incident, police said Hamel choked the victim until she lost consciousness. Police said the victim had been treated for injuries during some of the previous incidents.
Arrest: Luis Manuel Nunez, 28, 104 Bennington St., breaking and entering in the nighttime, trespassing, 10:44 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Roberto Fabery Adorno, 36, 28 Bennington St., possession of a class B substance, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, 104 Bennington St., 8:22 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Maribel Reynoso, 41, 657 Essex St., No. 79, malicious destruction of property less than $250, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, two counts of shoplifting greater than $100, disorderly conduct, 680 Essex St., 8:10 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Ismael Rodriguez, 22, 933 Essex St., assault and battery, Lowell and Milton streets, 6:50 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Fausto Gonzalez, 28, 48 Exchange St., disorderly conduct, Greenwood and Lowell streets, 6 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Jeremiah Washington Silva, 24, 293 Jackson St., No. 1, disorderly conduct, arrested at home 4:16 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Jordan Kaylea Schieferdecker, 21, Dover, N.H., possession of heroin, Marston Street, 3:07 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Cedric Bernard Motley, 41, Dorchester, intimidating a witness, 90 Lowell St., 2:42 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Jose Rivera, 20, 497 Andover St., unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, no inspection sticker, Salem and Carver streets, 2:34 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: James Mieles, 22, 11 Tremont St., No. 1, breaking and entering in the daytime with the intention to commit a felony, larceny of a motor vehicle, kidnapping, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, trespassing, 106 Bunkerhill St., 6:25 a.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Stephen Devoe, 39, 10 Cannon Hill Ave., No. 2, Groveland, assault and battery, 12:02 a.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Reina Yadira Pagan, 25, 98 Salem St., No. 11, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery, breaking and entering in the daytime with the intent to commit a felony, 541 Haverhill St., 7:24 p.m. Monday
Arrest: Carolyn Rosario, 22, 541 Haverhill St., assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery, mayhem, arrested at home, 6:58 p.m. Monday
Arrest: Jessica Rivera, 23, 1910 Andover St., No. 2, Tewksbury, domestic assault and battery, 6:18 p.m. Monday
Arrest: Lieonedes Quinnones, 33, 227 Park St., No. 2, unlicensed operation of a vehicle, failure to stop or yield, Exchange and Park streets, 4:37 p.m. Monday
Arrest: Christopher James Naffah, 42, 515 Andover St., No. 1, domestic assault and battery, threatening to commit a crime, arrested at home, 4:23 p.m. Monday
Arrest: Luis Resto, 44, Manchester, N.H., breaking and entering in the nighttime, malicious destruction of property less than $250, 178 Myrtle St., 5:15 a.m. Monday
Arrest: Luis Dareo Fernandez Jr., 42, 85 Arlington St., breaking and entering in the nighttime, malicious destruction of property less than $250, Lawrence and Myrtle streets, 5:01 a.m. Monday
Arrest: Evelyn Vasquez, 20, 32 Belmont St., No. 3, assault and battery, disorderly conduct, 590 Essex St., 12:06 a.m. Monday
Arrest: Brailyn Garcia, 19, 452 Market St., negligent operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop for a police officer in uniform, leaving the scene of an accident with damage, Park and Bennington streets, 7:12 p.m. Sunday
Arrest: Alex Roque Jr., 18, 309 East Haverhill St., 1st floor, carrying a dangerous weapon, 5:01 p.m. Sunday
Arrest: Harold Osiris Casado, 23, 18 Jasper St., disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, 9 Appleton St., 1:37 a.m. Sunday
Car break: 119 Armstrong Ave., items stolen, 5:10 p.m. Tuesday
Vandalism: 51 Walton Ave., 11:29 a.m. Tuesday
Break-in: 60 Dana St., 12:23 p.m. Tuesday
Vandalism: 67 Stonecleave Road, mailbox broken, 2:40 p.m. Tuesday
Hit-run: 166 Sutton St., 4:15 p.m. Tuesday
Arrest: Christopher D. Hennessy, 23, 1160 Salem St., shoplifting by asportation, 115 Main St., 3:16 p.m. Tuesday
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