News Nearby: Murder Charges and a Stray Bullet

A look at the top headlines in Patch towns surrounding Wilmington.

Wilmington residents aren't only interested in what happens in town. So each week we provide you with a look at items that are making headlines in surrounding towns.

Here is a look at the latest News Nearby.

Two Men Charged for Murder of Reading Man

READING--According to the Eagle Tribune, two men were charged with the murder of Reading man Martin Angelone Butt. Jose “Junior” Rivera, 32, of 176 Farnham St., Lawrence and Albert “Gordo” Vasquez, 18, of 22 Camden St., Methuen were held without bail after being arraigned in Lawrence District Court earlier this week.

Investigation on Bullet Found in NRHS Locker Room Concluded

NORTH READING--After a day of investigating, police were able to determine where the bullet found at North Reading High School came from.

According to North Reading Police, in conjunction with school officials they were able to identify the student who brought the bullet into the school and investigators believe that he put it into his gym bag after picking it up at a shooting range.

Suspect Flees But Can't Evade Police K-9 Geox

TEWKSBURY--A Tewksbury ex-con is facing multiple new charges, including breaking and entering, after fleeing a traffic stop on foot because he was afraid to go back to jail.

According to Tewksbury Police, an officer on routine patrol at around 1:15 a.m. Tuesday, spotted a black Pontiac Grand Prix traveling east on Andover Street and tried to pull it over for a defective light violation.

However, the driver pulled away and continued along Andover Street.


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