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Georgetown police reports: Jan. 5-11

The following are excerpts from the Georgetown police log for Friday, Jan. 5, to Thursday, Jan. 11. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law. Friday, Jan. 5 4:41 a.m.: A fire alarm was reported on Central Street. 6:38

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-17 01:35:56

Drug fugitive used assumed identity to evade 2002 warrants

Methuen Police, acting quickly on a tip about possible drug activity at a Methuen home, identified wanted fugitive Eric Rivera-Velez and arrested him. He was wanted on cocaine trafficking charges from 2002 in New Hampshire and Massachusetts but wanted under a different identity, yet another example

WCVB - 2018-01-16 23:57:00

Lawyer: 'Most wanted' fugitive never left area

LAWRENCE - The lawyer for Eric Rivera-Velez, who had been on Rockingham County's most wanted list in New Hampshire and wanted by police since 2002, said his client wasn't hard to find. At a hearing on Tuesday in Lawrence District Court, defense lawyer Stephen Wright said Rivera-Velez has been livin

EAGLE-TRIBUNE - 2018-01-17 02:00:00

Man Wanted Since 2002 on Drug Trafficking Charges to Appear in Court

A man who has been wanted for more than 16 years on drug trafficking and conspiracy charges will face a Massachusetts judge on Tuesday. Police said Eric Rivera-Velez, 39, of Methuen, was taken into custody on Friday following an anonymous tip about potential drug sales out of a Brook Street home. Af

NECN - 2018-01-16 15:52:43

Crews respond to fire on Liberty Street in Danvers

No injuries were reported, according to the Fire Department. Crews responded Monday night to a fire called in after residents noticed smoke coming from the dryer in their second-floor laundry room. "The occupants attempted to put out the fire with a dry chemical extinguisher, called 9-1-1 and evacua

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-16 15:36:45

Firefighters Deliver Haverhill Couple's Baby at Newburyport Fire Station

Firefighters (from left) John Stomboly, Robert Morse and Joshua Mesina helped deliver a Haverhill couple's baby. (Courtesy photographs) A trio of Newburyport firefighters saved the day for a Haverhill family last week when the couple couldn't make it to Anna Jacques Hospital in time for their son's

WHAV.NET - 2018-01-16 00:05:17

Police search for suspect in Middleton bank robbery

MIDDLETON - Police are searching for a man who robbed the Salem Five Bank on Route 114 this morning. The suspect is described as a white male, in his early 30s, about 5-foot-10, and wearing a gray sweatshirt, black hat and jeans. Police say no weapon was shown during the robbery, which occurred arou

SALEM NEWS - 2018-01-16 17:37:00

Amesbury police arrest Seabrook robbery suspect

AMESBURY - Acting on a telephone tip, Amesbury police captured a Haverhill man Tuesday who was wanted in connection with a strong-arm robbery and injury of a woman outside a Seabrook supermarket Friday. Seabrook police had earlier identified Freddy Poisson, 40, of Haverhill, after receiving several

NEWBURYPORT DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 21:36:00

Judith Leiber person taken from Highland Park residence

A Judith Leiber purse was reported as missing from a residence in the 800 block of Stone Gate Drive on Jan. 2. Police were unable to provide an estimate of the value of the item, but Judith Leiber purses are listed on the retail website show purses available for between $1,500-$5,500. It is unknown

HPLANDMARK.COM - 2018-01-16 21:51:00

Lexington doctor arrested for allegedly being intoxicated before surgery

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Lexington plastic surgeon faces a criminal charge, after allegedly showing up for surgery while he was intoxicated. WKYT reports that Lexington Police arrested Dr. Theodore Gerstle on Monday afternoon for public intoxication. According to Baptist Health Lexington spokeswo

WDRB.COM - 2018-01-16 19:00:00

Three Lexington men sentenced for drug, gun crimes

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Three Lexington men have been sentenced for their involvement in separate heroin and fentanyl distribution crimes, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. On Friday, 34-year-old Arian L. Brown was sentenced to 30 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute 40 gr

WTVQ - 2018-01-16 21:52:13

Second shooting this week on one Lexington street

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT)- Police are investigating a second shooting this week on a Lexington street. Police were on the scene again early Tuesday morning after a woman's car was shot several times on Ross Avenue. Investigators were on that street Sunday night because of a shooting that injured one per

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-16 12:22:00

Man who sold drugs that caused overdose will spend decades in prison

Three Lexington men will spend years in prison for dealing heroin and fentanyl. One of them had sold drugs that resulted in an overdose. Marion L. Brown III, Arian L. Brown and Steven D. Harvey were sentenced in separate cases Friday in U.S. District Court in Lexington, the U.S. attorney and Drug En

LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER - 2018-01-16 22:39:00

Fayette Co. Sheriff's Office activates Winter Care Program due to weather

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is helping people avoid going out in the snow. The office has activated its Winter Care Program. Deputies will provide rides to and from work for Fayette County residents in the medical field. They will also pick up critical medications for

WKYT 27 - 2018-01-16 17:39:00

Crashes causing backups on I-75

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Crews are working to clear up two crashes that are slowing traffic on I-75. One crash in Scott County involved at FedEx truck. According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, one of the trailers on the truck overturned on the southbound side near Mile Point 128. The center

WTVQ - 2018-01-16 19:55:21

Woman found dead in wooded area in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - A death investigation is underway in Lexington after a woman's body was found in a wooded area Sunday afternoon on Sir Barton Way. Police say a 62-year-old woman and her boyfriend were homeless, living in a tent in the woods on the corner of Sir Barton Way and Winchester Road

WTVQ

Lexington Fire Dept. urges people to stay off frozen lakes and ponds

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - The Lexington Fire Department is issuing a warning after it sees an increase in people out on frozen lakes and ponds. The department says freezing temperatures have caused ponds and other bodies of water to freeze over but not enough to people to be on. While it may be tempti

WTVQ - 2018-01-16 17:15:24

Man accused of torching apartment with children inside convicted of attempted murder

A man accused of setting fire to an apartment with two young children inside has been convicted of attempted murder and arson. A Sacramento County jury on Thursday found 57-year-old Richard Galindo guilty of one count of attempted murder with willful premeditation and deliberation, five counts of as

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-16 22:37:00

Suspect in NorCal deputies' killings laughs in court

Luis Bracamontes on trial in 2014 killings of Sacramento County, Placer County deputies Updated: 10:41 PM PST Jan 16, 2018 A man who was arrested in the 2014 killings of two Northern California deputies appeared in court Tuesday, laughing, smiling and shouting out that a deputy was a coward as the

KCRA.COM - 2018-01-17 06:41:00

Want a spot on Sacramento's subsidized housing waiting list? Get in line Tuesday

Beginning just after midnight Tuesday, as many as 50,000 people who cannot afford to pay the going rate for a rental home or apartment in Sacramento County will start rolling the dice in a lottery for subsidized housing. The odds are long: Only 7,000 spots on the housing authority's waiting list are

SACRAMENTO BEE - 2018-01-15 12:00:00