By Paul Tennant
---- — NORTH ANDOVER — When Officer Brendan Gallagher stopped a motorist on Osgood Street on Friday afternoon, the man bolted from his car and tried to run into some nearby woods, police said.
Gallagher ran after the man, whom police wanted to question in connection with a continuing investigation, and quickly captured him, according to Lt. Charles Gray, spokesman for the North Andover Police Department.
Gallagher was assisted by Officers Thomas Driscoll and Jay Staude.
William Chenard Jr., 37, of 121 Herrick Road, was arrested on warrants from previous cases. Gray did not provide details on the current investigation.