A 27-year-old Gloucester man is charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and disorderly conduct after he allegedly fired a barrage of snowballs at city police officers when they responded to an argument in front of Latitude 43 on Rogers Street early Saturday morning.
According to police, Keane Kirlan, 27, was identified after police found him by monitoring the city's Homeland Security camera on Rogers Street. He was arrested later Saturday morning.
Police arrested a local man on charges of assault and battery late Friday night on Maplewood Avenue.
Officers arrested Adam LeClair after responding to a report of a fight on Maplewood at 10:19 p.m.
According to police, the victim, a man who was driving on the street, had stopped to let a group of youths pass, and when one slipped, he tapped his horn to make them aware of his vehicle.
At that point, according to police, LeClair kicked the car; when the driver stepped out and asked why, LeClair punched him in the face, and then dragged him down the street.
The driver sustained several cuts and bruises, police said.
A Eastern Avenue resident reported a possible phone scam on Friday at 6:46 p.m. The resident said she received a call from someone pretending to be her grandson.
According to police, the caller asked for $2,400 for car repairs. She called her grandson, and found he was not in need of money.
A noise complaint from a Washington Street apartment complex brought police to the building's basement, Friday at 1:16 a.m.
Residents complained about loud music coming from the basement apartment. Police spoke to the occupant and he turned his speakers down.
Officers returned to the complex basement at 2:13 a.m. after a call that said the landlord had shut the power off.
That time, the landlord shut the electricity off to stop the occupant's music, officers said. Police told the two to take the matter up in civil court.
Police received a report of an intoxicated driver on Eastern Avenue, Friday at 6:50 p.m. They were unable to locate the driver, and notified Rockport police since the driver was headed in that direction.
The rescue squad transported a Warner Street resident to Addison Gilbert Hospital, Friday at 8:49 p.m.
Steven Fletcher can be reached at 978-283-7000, x3447, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.