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*"Police investigate possible bus arson," ''Eagle Tribune'', July 5, 2005.
*"Police investigate possible bus arson," ''Eagle Tribune'', July 5, 2005.
*"Students arrested in school arson: High-schoolers charged with fire in Collins Center," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 24, 2008.
*"Students arrested in school arson: High-schoolers charged with fire in Collins Center," ''Eagle Tribune'', January 24, 2008.
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== Assault ==
== Assault ==
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*"Vandalism leads to water loss at pond: Crews fix hole in dam blamed on 5 teenagers," ''Boston Globe'', August 8, 2004, p. 1.
*"Vandalism leads to water loss at pond: Crews fix hole in dam blamed on 5 teenagers," ''Boston Globe'', August 8, 2004, p. 1.
*"Vandalism multiplies like weeds," ''Andover Townsman'', September 2, 2004, p. 1.
*"Vandalism multiplies like weeds," ''Andover Townsman'', September 2, 2004, p. 1.
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== Domestic ==
== Domestic ==
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*"Mother, daughter hurt in domestic dispute," ''Eagle Tribune'', September 21, 2008, p. A 1.
*"Mother, daughter hurt in domestic dispute," ''Eagle Tribune'', September 21, 2008, p. A 1.
*"Domestic calls increase for police during holiday weeks," ''Andover Townsman'', January 10, 2008, p. 5.
*"Domestic calls increase for police during holiday weeks," ''Andover Townsman'', January 10, 2008, p. 5.
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== Drugs ==
== Drugs ==
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*"Rottweiler guarded Andover meth lab," ''Eagle Tribune'', March 27, 2009, p. 1.
*"Rottweiler guarded Andover meth lab," ''Eagle Tribune'', March 27, 2009, p. 1.
*"Andover men get 5 years in meth lab case," ''Andover Townsman'', May 13, 2010.
*"Andover men get 5 years in meth lab case," ''Andover Townsman'', May 13, 2010.
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== Drunk Driving ==
== Drunk Driving ==
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*"Jeweler back in jail, court on probation violation," ''Andover Townsman'', November 6, 2008.
*"Jeweler back in jail, court on probation violation," ''Andover Townsman'', November 6, 2008.
*"Woman admits bogus real estate appraisals," ''Eagle Tribune'', May 8, 2009.
*"Woman admits bogus real estate appraisals," ''Eagle Tribune'', May 8, 2009.
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== Harassment ==
== Harassment ==
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*"Feud in the Vale: Couple allegedly targeted family that opposed development," ''Andover Townsman'', October 23, 2008, p. 1.
*"Feud in the Vale: Couple allegedly targeted family that opposed development," ''Andover Townsman'', October 23, 2008, p. 1.
*"Andover couple headed to jail for harassing Lyons," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 3, 2011, p. 1.
*"Andover couple headed to jail for harassing Lyons," ''Eagle Tribune'', December 3, 2011, p. 1.
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See
See
*"Stealing your identity: Andover Police see three cases a month," ''Andover Townsman'', February 22, 2007, p. 1.
*"Stealing your identity: Andover Police see three cases a month," ''Andover Townsman'', February 22, 2007, p. 1.
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*"A look into the life of an accused killer," ''Andover Townsman'', November 8, 2007.
*"A look into the life of an accused killer," ''Andover Townsman'', November 8, 2007.
*"Murder trial ends with Independence Day: Bessie Mae ruled not guilty," ''Andover Townsman'', November 15, 2007.
*"Murder trial ends with Independence Day: Bessie Mae ruled not guilty," ''Andover Townsman'', November 15, 2007.
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== Pornography ==
== Pornography ==
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*"Oldest profession prompting new arrests in Andover," ''Eagle Tribune'', July 23, 2006, p. C1.
*"Oldest profession prompting new arrests in Andover," ''Eagle Tribune'', July 23, 2006, p. C1.
*"Teen prostitute: I wanted to feel wanted and beautiful," ''Eagle Tribune'', May 8, 2009, p. 1.
*"Teen prostitute: I wanted to feel wanted and beautiful," ''Eagle Tribune'', May 8, 2009, p. 1.
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== Sexual Assault ==
== Sexual Assault ==
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*"Police charge man with child rape: Alleged attack on 6-year-old," ''Andover Townsman'', February 9, 2006.
*"Police charge man with child rape: Alleged attack on 6-year-old," ''Andover Townsman'', February 9, 2006.
*"Coach charged in rapes had worked at local Y," ''Eagle Tribune'', April 4, 2009.
*"Coach charged in rapes had worked at local Y," ''Eagle Tribune'', April 4, 2009.
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== Theft ==
== Theft ==
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*"Nest egg stolen for party," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 28, 2008, p. 1.
*"Nest egg stolen for party," ''Eagle Tribune'', October 28, 2008, p. 1.
*"Andover volunteer robbed by people he helped at soup kitchen," ''Andover Townsman'', October 30, 2008, p. 1.
*"Andover volunteer robbed by people he helped at soup kitchen," ''Andover Townsman'', October 30, 2008, p. 1.
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== Violent Crime ==
== Violent Crime ==

Revision as of 20:35, August 9, 2013

Incidents in Andover or involving Andover residents:


Contents

Arson

In 1997, two 15-year-old Andover males were arrested after multiple fires were lit downtown.

See

  • "Fire-setting teenagers face 10 arson charges," Andover Townsman, December 4, 1997, p. 1.
  • "Police investigate possible bus arson," Eagle Tribune, July 5, 2005.
  • "Students arrested in school arson: High-schoolers charged with fire in Collins Center," Eagle Tribune, January 24, 2008.


Assault

See

  • "Sheriff to town: Monitor inmates," Eagle Tribune, May 4, 2002, p. 1.
  • "Andover mother charged with attempted murder of daughter," Eagle Tribune, October 24, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Woman tried to use Stapinski ATM card," Eagle Tribune, January 8, 2010.



Destruction of Property

See

  • "The price of rage," Andover Townsman, May 22, 2003.
  • "Vandalism leads to water loss at pond: Crews fix hole in dam blamed on 5 teenagers," Boston Globe, August 8, 2004, p. 1.
  • "Vandalism multiplies like weeds," Andover Townsman, September 2, 2004, p. 1.


Domestic

See

  • "Mother, daughter hurt in domestic dispute," Eagle Tribune, September 21, 2008, p. A 1.
  • "Domestic calls increase for police during holiday weeks," Andover Townsman, January 10, 2008, p. 5.


Drugs

See

  • "'They wanted name,' Cops nab alleged AHS dealers," Andover Townsman, April 20, 2000, p. 1.
  • "Police: They sold laxatives as 'heroin'," Andover Townsman, March 10, 2005, p. 1.
  • "Fake prescriptions lead to downfall of Andover doctor: Man addicted to painkillers," Eagle Tribune, September 28, 2006, p. 1.
  • "Shootout at hotel on River Road: Police say drug deal went bad," Andover Townsman, October 5, 2006.
  • "Police seize $500K in pot, arrest two," Andover Townsman, November 25, 2006.
  • "Andover doctor in rehab, not court," Eagle Tribune, January 25, 2007.
  • "Police: Marijuana found on AVIS land," Andover Townsman, September 27, 2007, p. 5.
  • "'Ambien'vehicular manslaughter trial starts: Methuen man was hit killed on Interstate 93," Eagle Tribune, November 8, 2007.
  • "Andover issues first pot tickets," Eagle Tribune, January 8, 2009, p. 1.
  • "AHS grads charged in dorm room drug lab," Andover Townsman, October 28, 2010, p.1.


A home at 487 Lowell Street housed a methamphetamine lab. Jay Keough and Ryan Emmett were arrested. Keough's parents own the home. Federal agents investigated. The men were each sentenced to 5 years in prison.

See

  • "Fear for youth led to tip on meth lab," Andover Townsman, March 2009, p. 1.
  • "Rottweiler guarded Andover meth lab," Eagle Tribune, March 27, 2009, p. 1.
  • "Andover men get 5 years in meth lab case," Andover Townsman, May 13, 2010.


Drunk Driving

See

  • "Andover third in OUI arrests across state," Andover Townsman, December 27, 2007, p. 1.


Fraud

See

  • "Ex-Andover welfare cheat can keep her Mercedes: Stevanovich can't get out of car lease, must repay state $100 a month," Eagle Tribune, November 3, 2006, p. 5.
  • "Suspect indicted on fraud charges: Baldo faces 20 years in jail, $3 million fine," Eagle Tribune, February 22, 2007.
  • "State says local company handled elders' mortgages illegally," Eagle Tribune, September 29, 2008, p. 5.
  • "Jeweler back in jail, court on probation violation," Andover Townsman, November 6, 2008.
  • "Woman admits bogus real estate appraisals," Eagle Tribune, May 8, 2009.


Harassment

Frank Howard MacMillan, who lives in the Fosters Pond neighborhood, has a long criminal history.

See

  • "Andover residents seek to oust island neighbor," Eagle Tribune, September 26, 2004, p. A 1.
  • "Man who terrorized neighbors imprisoned," Eagle Tribune, June 1, 2005, p. 1.


Land development disputes lead to harassment and intimidation.

See

  • "Two accused of online harassment: Police: Neighbors had land dispute," Eagle Tribune, October 18, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Feud in the Vale: Couple allegedly targeted family that opposed development," Andover Townsman, October 23, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Andover couple headed to jail for harassing Lyons," Eagle Tribune, December 3, 2011, p. 1.


Identity Theft

See

  • "Stealing your identity: Andover Police see three cases a month," Andover Townsman, February 22, 2007, p. 1.


Murder

See

  • "Local man among hit man's victims," Andover Townsman, September 16, 1999.
  • "Police seek ID for murdered, burned woman: Rings may identify her," Andover Townsman, May 2, 2002.
  • "Woman's body dumped, burned," Eagle Tribune, May 13, 2002.
  • "Murder victim's identity remains a mystery," Eagle Tribune, May 14, 2002.
  • "Andover teen shot to death," Eagle Tribune, June 22, 2004.
  • "Victim's family: Killer was a friend of our son," Eagle Tribune, June 23, 2004.
  • "Andover teen killed by bullet in Lawrence," Andover Townsman, June 24, 2004.
  • "Similarities seen in two murders: Woman's body also burned in 2002 killing," Eagle Tribune, February 1, 2007, p. 1.
  • "'Murder' at Pole Hill grips nation in 1900," Andover Townsman, September 8, 2011, p.8.


Nurse Bessie Mae Skeels accused of murdering Florence W. Gay See

  • "Cries of murder, poisoning in quiet 1919 Andover," Andover Townsman, November 1, 2007.
  • "A look into the life of an accused killer," Andover Townsman, November 8, 2007.
  • "Murder trial ends with Independence Day: Bessie Mae ruled not guilty," Andover Townsman, November 15, 2007.


Pornography

See

  • "Police charge former dean in porn case: Seize children's images from computer of ex-Merrimack College professor," Eagle Tribune, August 16, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Local man charged in child-porn," Andover Townsman, August 21, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Popper indicted on 37 counts of child porno," Eagle Tribune, September 30, 2008.
  • "Edward Popper," Eagle Tribune, December 28, 2008, p. A2.


Prostitution

See

  • "Hotels magnets for crime," Andover Townsman, July 13, 2006.
  • "Oldest profession prompting new arrests in Andover," Eagle Tribune, July 23, 2006, p. C1.
  • "Teen prostitute: I wanted to feel wanted and beautiful," Eagle Tribune, May 8, 2009, p. 1.


Sexual Assault

See

  • "Complex employed inmates for years," Eagle Tribune, April 29, 2002, p. 1.
  • "New rules for inmates working in towns," Andover Townsman, May 2, 2002, p. 1.
  • "Friends: Sheriff, town to blame," Eagle Tribune, May 2, 2002, p 1.
  • "Housing officials: We're not guards: Andover Housing Authority officials say it was not their responsibility to guard inmates working at local housing complexes," Eagle Tribune, May 3, 2002, p. 1.
  • "Inmate supervisors fault town: Civilians who supervised inmates in other communities said they knew they couldn't let prisoners out of their site," Eagle Tribune, May 5, 2002, p. A1.
  • "Hajj: Sheriff trying to protect 'gluteus maximus': Housing Authority chairman says he was misled about type of inmate allowed to work," Andover Townsman, May 9, 2002, p. 11.
  • "No inmates wanted," Andover Townsman, May 23, 2002.
  • "Inmate indicted for attempted rape of blind Andover woman," Eagle Tribune, May 23, 2002.
  • "Sex-based crimes by youth have attention of police, schools: Education credited with 4-year reduction in assault reports," Andover Townsman, September 9, 2004, p. 1.
  • "Andover man, librarian, arrested," Andover Townsman, January 13, 2005.
  • "Police charge man with child rape: Alleged attack on 6-year-old," Andover Townsman, February 9, 2006.
  • "Coach charged in rapes had worked at local Y," Eagle Tribune, April 4, 2009.


Theft

See:

  • "Sovereign Bank hit again by robber: Second time in 2001 for Main Street Bank," Andover Townsman, September 6, 2001, p. 19.
  • "Police nab woman in store thefts," Eagle Tribune, February 3, 2005, p. 1.
  • "Smash-and-grab robbers grip lots: 18 incidents in restaurant parking lots," Andover Townsman, July 28, 2005.
  • "$15K in laptops stolen from Shawsheen," Eagle Tribune, August 4, 2006.
  • "Man accused of stealing $423K from league," Andover Townsman, December 14, 2006.
  • "Sticky fingers? With money coming in and going out, local youth sports leaders have installed safeguards," Andover Townsman, December 21, 2006, p. 1.
  • "Likable crook pleads guilty: Stolen $2M goes for gambling, strippers, cars," Eagle Tribune, January 25, 2007, p. 1.
  • "Local Indian families targeted by thieves," Eagle Tribune, April 21, 2007, p. 1.
  • "Panty thief's loot to hit Web after all," Andover Townsman, May 24, 2007.
  • "Thieves find way to cars' GPS devices," Eagle Tribune, May 31, 2007, p. 1.
  • "Spate of housebreaks hits Andover," Eagle Tribune, June 14, 2007, p. 1.
  • "No leads at all as break-ins continue in Andover homes," Eagle Tribune, June 21, 2007.
  • "Police dog helps nab pair: Two charged in housebreak, may be responsible for others," Eagle Tribune, July 31, 2007.
  • "Two local men arrested in second-floor burglary: Police investigate whether local duo tied to similar break-ins," Andover Townsman, August 2, 2007.
  • "Youth league's money was used for gambling, guns: Former youth baseball president pleads guilty to stealing $423,000," Andover Townsman, January 3, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Found: Suspected GPS thief may have stolen over 50 units," Eagle Tribune, February 26, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Police respond to rash of car-breaks," Andover Townsman, February 28, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Copper theft renders train signal useless," Eagle Tribune, March 7, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Bail doubled in fundraiser cash theft: Break-in caught on video," Eagle Tribune, June 11, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Former Main Street jeweler in court, charged with larceny," Andover Townsman, June 26, 2008.
  • "Second case against jeweler," Andover Townsman, July 10, 2008, p. 7.
  • "Thieves striking it rich inside unlocked Andover vehicles," Eagle Tribune, September 18, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Burglars tie up senior citizen," Eagle Tribune, October 26, 2008, p. A1.
  • "Nest egg stolen for party," Eagle Tribune, October 28, 2008, p. 1.
  • "Andover volunteer robbed by people he helped at soup kitchen," Andover Townsman, October 30, 2008, p. 1.


Violent Crime

See

  • "Breaks, violence push up Valley crime," Eagle Tribune, April 28, 1989, p. 13.
  • "Graffiti threat at Doherty causes concern," Andover Townsman, November 20, 2003, p. 1.
  • "8-hour drive to Andover ends in triple stabbing: New Yorker held in attack on former girlfriend, man," Eagle Tribune, November 23, 2005, p. 1.
  • "Police: Teens shoot woman with BB gun," Eagle Tribune, January 1, 2007.
  • "Man stabbed at doctor's home in Andover," Eagle Tribune, December 11, 2008.
  • "Andover student shoots 4 with BB pistol: Boy, 11, brings gun to school, classmates shot on bus," Eagle Tribune, May 19, 2009, p. 1.
  • "Andover student bought BB gun at Salem, NH, flea market," Eagle Tribune, May 20, 2009, p. 1.




--Kim 15:33, May 31, 2013 (EDT)

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