EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

December 7, 2012

Noise complaint leads to television being turned off

The Eagle-Tribune

---- — ANDOVER — Police needed help from the Fire Department to settle a noise complaint on Railroad Street Thursday evening.

Police received a call from an apartment tenant on Railroad Street at 11:56 p.m. Thursday complaining about the unit below her “playing loud music all night.”

As police arrived, however, they found that nobody was home, according to Police Sgt. Mark Higginbottom.

The Fire Department was called to make entry into the apartment, unusual for a noise complaint, Higginbottom said. Once inside, they turned off a TV that was left on. The following items appeared in area police logs for Thursday, Dec. 6:


Theft: Company laptop, Minuteman Road, 12:30 p.m.


Vandalism: 141 Winter St., 3:57 a.m.

Dead/injured animal: 82 Laurel Ave., 10:47 a.m.

Breaking and entering: 1075 North Broadway, 11:44 a.m.

Shoplifting: 200 Main St., 1:38 p.m.

Arrest: Mark Courtney, 55, homeless, disorderly conduct, 180 Merrimack St., 2:40 p.m.

Disturbance: 40 Bellevue Ave., 5:26 p.m.

Shoplifting: 237 Lincoln Ave., 9:18 p.m.

Loud music: 25 Locust St., 10:21 p.m.


Arrest: Joseph F. Beals, Jr., 25, Billerica, possession of heroin, 560 Broadway, 1:10 p.m.

Arrest: Vincent Daniel McLaine, 19, Tewksbury, knowingly present where heroin is kept, 560 Broadway, 1:20 p.m.

Arrest: Nicole Ashley, 20, Dunstable, possession of heroin, 560 Broadway, 12:50 p.m.

Larceny: 70-71 N. Parish Road, projector stolen from classroom at Lawrence High School, 10:35 a.m.

Business break: 408 Essex St., nail dryer stolen from salon, 3:11 p.m.

Car break: 300 Hampshire St., wallet and IPOD stolen from unlocked car, 5:01 p.m.


Hit and run: Radio Shack, 90 Pleasant Valley St., 2 p.m.

Crash: With injury, 190 Berkeley St., 4:27 p.m.

Breaking and entering: 47 1/2 Broadway, 8:03 p.m.


Citation issued for speeding: Osgood and Sutton streets, 6:13 p.m.

Citation issued for red light violation: Massachusetts Avenue and Waverly Road, 6:36 a.m.

Citation issued for red light violation: Chickering Road and Prescott Street, 8:01 a.m.

Citation issued for speeding: Osgood Street, 8:46 a.m.

Child neglect: 86 Main St., 10 a.m.

Larceny of pills: 65 Water St., 10:28 a.m.

Vehicle break-in: 18 West Woodbridge Road, 1:15 p.m.

Larceny of cell phone: North Andover High School, 430 Osgood St., 2:41 p.m.

Deer hit by two cars: Turnpike Street and Waverly Road, 5:14 p.m.

Tires slashed: Fuddruckers Restaurant, 550 Turnpike St.