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Westford Police Provide Details From Late July Underage Drinking/Marijuana Party

The following information was provided by the Westford Police Department. Anyone arrested is assumed innocent unless proven guilty by a court of law.

July 10, 3:45 p.m. – Westford’s K9 Unit aided Lowell detectives who needed to search a residence in Lowell in relation to an investigation involving a shooting.

Canines with the unit discovered fireworks in a closet and changed behavior after smelling a motorcycle in the backyard of the residence.

July 21, 9:20 p.m. – Police officers were dispatched to Cutter Lane after reports of a boyfriend threatening his girlfriend.

The girlfriend told officers that for three years, the boyfriend threatened to “smash her car,” “tell her boss how much she sucks” and “have his dad beat up her dad.”

According to the reports, he had never followed through with any of these threats and she had never made threats on her.

She was not interested in an emergency restraining order, but said she would consider a 209A restraining order.

The boyfriend could not be reached after three attempts.

Three days later, the girlfriend contacted authorities to indicate she had cut all ties with the boyfriend and there had been no issues since.

July 30, 11:12 p.m. – Several officers converged on Banbury Drive after reports of a loud party at a residence, with dispatch reporting a 911 call came from inside the residence itself.

Upon arrival, the officers identified underaged individuals drinking, with several of them trying to close doors and windows to prevent the police from entering the home itself.

Although no one had an alcoholic beverage in the presence of the officers, it was reported that many of the party attendees were intoxicated.

The organizer of the party indicated that she had supplied the liquor and her parents were out of town.

Inside a backpack, a substance believed to be marijuana was found.

The teenagers in attendance were ordered to call their parents for rides home, the organizer of the party was given an unspecified citation and was given to the supervision of neighbors that acquiesced to watching her for the evening.

Some of the teenagers were believed to be in the woods, with firefighters coming on scene to try and find them with infrared sensors. No one was found.

Aug. 4, 2:23 p.m. – An anonymous individual called after a suspicious person was seen near Petthingz, which recently went out of business.

The individual was found and said that he was waiting for a car to be fixed next door at Boch Honda and was killing time.

The officer thanked the individual for his time.