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March 4, 2013



When a woman on Hayes Road offered to help a man find his dog, he responded in obscene terms, telling her to mind her business. The woman told police at 5:05 p.m. that she felt threatened, fearing the man’s bite might be worse than his bark. Officers interviewed the man who told them “he does not want anyone’s help ... and he wants everyone in the neighborhood to leave him alone.” Police advised the woman to stay clear of him and call if there are more issues.

Police learned of a past burglary of Bob’s Gun Shop on Boston Street, according to the log at 6:42 p.m. Several shotguns had been stolen, they were told. The guns were recovered, however, on Feb. 3 by the Nashua police.

Four people suffered what police call “minor injuries” following a two-car collision on Traders Way, as logged at 8:10 p.m.

Aldo B. Lopez, 25, of 2 Brimblecom St., Lynn, was arrested at 8:16 p.m. on Boston Street at Bridge Street on charges of driving without a license and speeding. Responding were Patrolmen William Jennings, Ryan Davis and Dennis Luti and Detective Daniel Tucker.

Officers were called to three instances of smashed windshields on Heritage Drive, at 10:25 p.m., 10:55 p.m. and 10:56 p.m.


A vehicle was damaged on Marlborough Road after the driver navigated past a herd of deer. The woman told police at 1:01 a.m. that she was coming from Peabody when she saw five deer on one side of the road. “All of a sudden, a sixth deer ran across the road from the left and collided with the front end of her motor vehicle,” according to the log. The animal disappeared into the woods. The woman suffered no injury and was advised to call her insurance company regarding the damage.

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