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Posted on: September 15, 2018

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

The Common News

20th Common News

The City of Lawrence presents the 20th edition of the bi-monthly newsletter ‘The Common News’.

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Posted on: January 19, 2019

LAWRENCE MAN ARRESTED IN CONNECTION WITH DEATH OF HAVERHILL GIRL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 19, 2019

Contact: Carrie Kimball – 978-407-0629

 Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett and Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque announced that an arrest has been made in connection with the death of an 11-year...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Suspect in Last Friday's Shooting in Custody

A suspect in the shooting that seriously injured a 16-year old girl in Lawrence last Friday is in custody.

Massachusetts State Police Detectives assigned to the Essex County District Attorney’s Office and members of the Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section arrested Jose L. Rivera,
36, of Lawrence in Dorchester last  evening.  He i...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Man Arrested after recieving Warning and Citation for Loud Music

Lawrence Police responded to a Springfield Street apartment just
before 4 a.m. for a loud music complaint. 
Upon arrival Officers found a large group yelling, with very loud music
playing in the back ground.
   Officersident...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 12, 2019

Shots Fired during Fight on High Street

LAWRENCE

Last evening just after 9:00 PM, Lawrence Police responded to a High Street address for a report of shots fired. Shortly thereafter, a 16 year old female arrived by car at Lawrence General Hospital with a gun shot wound. Based on information obtai...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Man Charged with Armed Robbery after Internet Purchase Exchange

Following an investigation by Lawrence Police Detectives Paul MacMillan and Kevin Nigohosian, an arrest warrant was issued for Sabad Urbina age 20 of Haverhill  stemming
from an armed robbery, which took place in Melvin and Oxford Street area. &...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Cops For Kids with Cancer Donates $5000. to Lawrence Family

Chief Roy Vasque and Sgt Sandy Picard joined Mike Drummy of the Massachusetts State Police and Cops for Kids with Cancer  to present a $ 5000 donations to Saul Polanco  an active and charming 6-year-old boy who was diagnosed with Acute L...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Five Arrested: Drugs Guns and Money Seized

Officers Charelis Rivera, Richard
Brooks, Keith Salach, and Alexander Ovalles responded to an Exchange Streetaddress for two 911-hang ups and a subsequent call from a male reporting that there
was an emergency at the address.   AsO...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Lawrence Man Arrested Illegal Firearm Taken Off the Street

LAWRENCE

Last Evening while on routine patrol, Officer Carlos Garcia observed Christian Ramos age 19 of Lawrence walking in the area of Jackson and Essex Street. Officer Garcia recognized Ramos and knew he was an individual who had an active warrant for hi...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2018

Firearm Remove From Street After Routine Motor Vehicle Stop

Officer Leo Silvera while on routine patrol in the Essex Street area conducted a motor vehicle stop for marked lane violations. As Officer Silvera was speaking with the operator of the vehicle, both he and Officer Alex Ovalles recognized a passenger in th...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2018

Illegal Firearm Seized After Physical Altercation Between Roommates

          Early Tuesday afternoon, as Lawrence Police Officers Shaun Gravel and Preston Carmichael were completing an accident investigation, a  passerby directed their attention  to a male wa...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 20, 2018

Male Charged with Illegal Firearm

Officers  Edward
Estrada, David Estrella, Carlos Garcia, Winnie Medrano, and Charelis Riveraresponded to a Water Street address for a report of a man pounding on a door waving
a gun. Upon arriving on scene, they observed a white male fitting ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2018

Six Arrested in Prostitution Sting

November 8,  2018

LAWRENCE

On Wednesday November 7th , the Department’s Street Crimes Unit, a combined unit of the Gang Unit and Street Narcotics Unit, conducted a prostitution sting. This is part of the Department’s ongoing effort to aggr...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Update! Gun and More Narcotics siezed following Search Warrant

Male Charged with Trafficking Following Suspicious Motor Vehicle Call

Officer Salman Dar of the Lawrence Police Patrol Division was
dispatched to Bourque Street for a report of a suspicious motor vehicle.  Upon arrival he located a vehicle with abroken window, which appeared to have been broken into.  T...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2018

Two Arrested Following a Motor Vehicle Pursuit Two Guns Recovered

Early this morning, Lawrence Police Officers Leo Silvera,
Edward Mejia, Eric Cerullo, and Keith Salach responded to a Walnut Streetaddress for a fight.     Upon arrival,
Officer Silvera reported that shots were being fired directly b...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: October 18, 2018

32 Arrested in Prostitution Sting

October 18, 2018

LAWRENCE

On Wednesday October 17th, the Department’s Street Crimes Unit, a combined unit of the Gang Unit and Street Narcotics Unit, conducted a prostitution sting. This is part of the Department’s ongoing effort to aggressively combat all ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Lawrence Man Arrested Following Shooting

Lawrence Police responded to the Lawrence General as a 25 year old Haverhill man was dropped off at the Emergency with gunshot wounds. The vehicle used to drop the individual off at the Hospital was located a short distance away, and was impounded as part...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: January 6, 2019

Man Charged with Tagging Park St Store

Justin Jimenez age 27 of Lawrence has been charged with malicious destruction of property for tagging a Park Street convenience store.   The charges stem from an investigation conducted by Officer Abel Cano, the Department’s Liaison to ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 21, 2018

2 Gang Members Arrested Following Search Warrant

The Lawrence Police Gang Unit arrested Wesley Toribio age 19 of Lawrence and 16 year old juvenile male also of Lawrence after establishing intelligence from Middleton House of Correction.  A search warrant was executed  at a home in the ...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Update on Last Evenings Tragic Accident

Last Evening the Lawrence Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident which took place at approximately 6:11 p.m. on Essex Street near the intersection of Hampshire Street. Two pedestrians were struck by a motor vehicle. A 35 year old pregnant...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Firearm Taken Off the Street in Known Gang Area

Officers Leo Silvera and Francis Nova along with Lawrence Police Gang Unit Detective Sean O’Keefe were conducting routine surveillance in the Alder and Poplar Street area. This area is known for drug and gang activity. During the surveillance Detective O’...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Andover Lawrence North Andover Police Chiefs Statement to Congress

             

On September 13th, 2018 the City of Lawrence Massachusetts, along with the neighboring communities of Andover and North Andover, experienced a natural gas disaster, which is being...

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Police Press Releases
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Andover Lawrence North Andover Police Chiefs Statement to Congress

Chief Patrick E. Keefe        Chief Roy P. Vasque         Chief Charles P. Gray                

On September 13t...

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