The following are excerpts from the Andover Police log. The log is open to the public.
Wednesday, Feb. 6
At 2:02 a.m. a caller reported that the railroad gates appear to have been struck by a motor vehicle on Andover Street. An officer reports that the pole as been hit and is leaning into the roadway. The railroad company was notified.
At 8:28 a.m. an officer reported that a stop sign on Dascomb Road had been knocked over.
At 12:46 p.m. the Andover Fire Department responded to an odor of smoke on North Main Street. There was no fire and the smell was caused by burnt food on a stove unit.
At 5:54 p.m. a caller reported a two-car crash with no injuries on Lowell Street.
At 6:39 p.m. a caller reported that another vehicle hit her car on Jenkins Road and took off. The vehicle that fled was described as "small" and was heading toward Salem Street.
Thursday, Feb. 7
At 2:39 a.m. police arrested Thomas F. Gallagher III, 21, of 49 Royal Crest Drive, North Andover, on Washington Avenue. Gallagher was charged with possession of a class D substance (marijuana) with intent to distribute. An officer checked out a vehicle parked on Washington Park Drive at roughly 2:08 a.m. and eventually arrested Gallagher after further investigation.
At 10:58 a.m. a caller reported motor vehicle accident on Central Street. No injuries were reported.
At 1 p.m. a caller reported a young man in and older model light blue vehicle stopped in front of her home on Holt Road and was taking pictures. The man saw the woman and then quickly left. An officer spoke with the individual who was a construction worker taking photos of the entire neighborhood.
At 1:04 p.m. a caller reported that his nanny was approached by a male in a building on Lowell Street and he believes that there was some inappropriate contact.
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