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May 22, 2013

Gloucester Police/Fire: Rockport man faces city DUI charge

Gloucester Police/Fire

Bradford L. Saville, a 22-year-old Rockport man, was arrested on a drunken driving charge Sunday about 1:04 a.m., after an officer observed him brake and cross over the center line on Essex Avenue.

Saville, who lives on Shetland Road, initially told officers he had not had any alcohol to drink. But he failed four sobriety tests and police found a 30 pack of Natural Light Beer, containing only two full cans, along with two empty fireball cinnamon whiskey nip bottles, and an empty tequila one.

Police towed the vehicle from the scene.

Gloucester officers arrested three reportedly “intoxicated” men last Friday morning near Half Moon beach because the group was reportedly harassing a woman, according to a city police report.

The three men who gave their addresses as Action Shelter residents — Jeffrey Richard Carpenter, 24; Jonathan C. Trefry, 32; and Cory M. Bundy, 21 — were each charged with drinking in public and disturbing the peace after police found them with three partially empty vodka bottles.

Trefry faced an additional charge of disorderly conduct because he swore and yelled as police arrested him.

Police arrested a 21-year-old Essex Avenue man at Minglewood Tavern over the weekend after the man allegedly “interfered” with police questioning a patron about whether the man was of age.

Anthony Burnham was arrested when he questioned what officers were doing as they examined the other patron’s identification card. Police said they told Burnham to “stop interfering” four times, then arrested him when a crowd began to gather around them.

Police charged a 51-year-old Chestnut Street man with assault and battery after a woman who lives in the same apartment house reported an incident on Sunday that allegedly occurred Saturday.

The woman told police that Ian McColl had pushed the table in the apartment complex’s shared kitchen into her stomach and dumped the popcorn she was cooking on the floor.

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