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August 30, 2013

Merrimack Valley Police Log

Staff report
The Eagle-Tribune

---- — METHUEN — Two men were arrested in separate incidents at about the same time yesterday morning.

Police sought complaints against Luke Caraccio, 28, 236 Oak St., for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, being a peeping tom, malicious damage to property, resisting arrest, attempting to commit a crime, after officers responded to a report of a carjacking at 5:40 a.m. yesterday.

A caller told police a man approached him with a knife on Smith Street and tried to take his car keys. A struggle ensued, during which the caller said he was cut. Police said Caraccio fled on foot towards Haverhill Street. Police and a canine unit found Caraccio in the area.

He was trying to hurt himself when he was found, police said, and was transported to Holy Family Hospital.

The caller received minor injuries.

At the same time, another caller reported a man breaking into cars on Central Street. A the suspect was reported to be riding a bicycle heading toward Broadway.

Police located Richard Landry Jr., 20, 57 Broadway, and had the caller identify him. Landry was charged with two counts of breaking and entering a motor vehicle and two counts of larceny from a motor vehicle.

The following was taken from area police logs:

LAWRENCE

:Wednesday

:Arrest: Francisco DeJesus, also known as, Dionisio DeJesus, 32, 253 Jackson St., assault and battery, larceny and intimidating a witness in a criminal investigation, 8:58 a.m.

Trespassing, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute: Alexander R. Lora, 21, 661 Essex St., 2:46 p.m.

Armed robbery: 67 Bunkerhill St., 12:39 a.m.

Auto accident: Arlington Street and Broadway, 1:11 a.m.

Auto accident: Haverhill and Union streets, 9:03 a.m.

Unarmed robbery: Lawrence and Saratoga streets, 9:52 p.m.

License plate stolen: Erving Avenue, 10:19 a.m.

Larceny: 606 Canal St., 12:46 p.m.

Animal complaint: Farrah Funeral Home, 170 Lawrence St., 1:29 p.m.

Auto accident: Commonwealth Drive and Marston Street, 2:26 p.m.

Larceny: 132 S. Broadway, 4:57 p.m.

Assault and battery: 225 Essex St., 5:08 p.m.

Stolen car: 23 Marlboro St., 5:13 p.m.

Auto accident: 47 High St., 5:28 p.m.

Stolen car: 225 Essex St., 7:38 p.m.

Breaking and entering into a car: 11 Lowell St., 8:02 p.m.

Assault and battery: 700 Essex St., 9:09 p.m.

Armed robbery: 214 Arlington St., 11:47 p.m.

METHUEN

:Wednesday

:Hit and run: 42 Hampshire St., 1:45 p.m.

Forced entry: 194 Pleasant Valley St., 3:15 p.m.

:Arrests: Robert F. Barberio, 38, 25 Columbus St., Manchester, N.H.; James J. Levasseur, 34, 55 West Hillcrest Ave., Manchester, N.H.; possession of a class A substance; 250 Lawrence St., 4:51 p.m.

:Arrests: Luis Angel Resto, 45, 19 Winter St., Lawrence, possession of a class A substance, possession of a class B substance; Jose Luis Sanchez, 28, 8 10th Ave., Haverhill, knowingly being where heroin is kept; Woodland Street, 5:20 p.m.

Arrest: Franklin Santana, 41, 48 Cedar St., Lawrence, shoplifting, giving a false name to police, obstructing justice, 233 Broadway, 6:31 p.m.

NORTH ANDOVER

:Wednesday

:Citation issued for speeding: Mayflower Drive and Turnpike Street, 6:09 a.m.

Citation issued for inspection violation: near 200 Sutton St., 6:32 a.m.

Citation issued for inspection violation: Royal Crest Drive and Turnpike Street, 8:26 a.m.

Citation issued for speeding, failure to wear seat belt: Chestnut and Turnpike streets, 11:06 a.m.

Citation issued for inspection violation: Andover and Turnpike streets, 11:12 a.m.

Citation issued for improperly tinted windows: near 110 Turnpike St., 11:29 a.m.

Identity theft: 33 Sherwood Drive, 12:07 p.m.

Arrest: Keith Drolet, 63, of 483 Lowell St., Methuen, shoplifting, Market Basket, 350 Winthrop Ave., 1:36 p.m.

Credit card fraud: 975 Forest St., 1:49 p.m.

Bag stolen from outside vehicle: North Andover Mall, 2:20 p.m.

Citation issued for speeding: Harold Parker State Forest and Turnpike Street, 2:26 p.m.

Citation issued for crosswalk violation: near 200 Chickering Road, 2:55 p.m.

Oven fire: 212 Morkeski Meadows, 6:09 p.m.

Threats: 90 Sutton St., 7:10 p.m.

Citation issued for inspection violation: Amberville Road and Tur

Break-in: 5 Bixby Ave., 9:55 p.m.