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Town of Tyngsborough, MA Police Department
Sunday December 23rd, 2012 :: 02:11 p.m. EST


Arrest for OUI, (2) counts of A&B on police officers, failing to stop William McCalley of Lowell

On Friday December 21st at 7:20pm Tyngsborough Police Officers responded to the area of Pawtucket Boulevard after receiving a call from the Lowell Police Department. Lowell Police reported that a black Chevrolet pick-up truck had been involved in a number of motor vehicle accidents and had failed to stop.

Tyngsborough Police officers responding to the area and spotted this vehicle and attempted to stop it but the operator refused to stop and continued forward into traffic near the Tyngsborough bridge. Officers were able to box the vehicle in as it approached heavy traffic
near the bridge. The operator, who was highly intoxicated and combative, was taken from the vehicle and subsequently taken into custody. The subject continued to be combative after he was handcuffed and at some point was able to turn and kick one officer twice, once striking him in the side of his torso and once striking him on his hand (x-rays later revealed that one of the officer’s fingers was broken). The subject was transported to the station and
during booking kicked another officer in the groin area.

The subject, William McCalley, 26 years old of 35 18th Street in Lowell is charged with;
1) OUI Liquor, 2nd offense
2) Failure to stop for Police
3) Assault & Battery on a police officer (2 counts)
4) Resisting Arrest
5) Marked lanes violation
6) Operating to endanger

A male adult passenger in the vehicle was found curled up on the passengers side floor highly intoxicated and had blood on his face and mouth. This subject was unable to communicate with officers and was subsequently transported from the scene to Lowell General Hospital byTrinity Ambulance.

Released by; Lt. Richard D. Howe

Town of Tyngsborough, MA Police Department
20 Westford Rd
Tyngsborough, MA 01879

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 978-649-7504

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