Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Possession and Distribution Charges for Wilmington Man

The following information was taken from the Wilmington Police Department logs. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

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The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Wednesday, June 11, to Thursday, June 12.

Wednesday, June 11

  • At 1:06 a.m. police arrested one person after a Lowell Street traffic stop. Craig S. Benard, 21, of 22 Allgrove Lane, Wilmington, was charged with possession to distribute Class D drugs, marked lanes violation, and possession of Class E drugs.
  • At 1:16 p.m. a Cunningham Street resident reported that there had been a vehicle parked in front of her house for at least 10 minutes. When she approached the vehicle, it drove away. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the car.
  • At 3:02 p.m. a Marion Street caller said she has items missing from her home, possibly removed by her ex-husband.
  • At 6:16 p.m. an officer was en route to Billerica to pick up a prisoner. Julio A. Gonzalez-Rosado, 30, of 105 Jackson Street Apt. 14, Lawrence, was charged with two counts of subsequent offense of possession to distribute Class B drugs. 

Thursday, June 12

  • At 1:13 p.m. a caller from Canal Street complained about illegal dumping. Officers spoke to the man who was upset about a small amount of trash that was dumped on his family’s land.
  • At 3:08 p.m. the NEMLEC SWAT team was called to the Town of Dracut for a standoff.
  • At 3:51 p.m. a Birchwood Road resident reported gunshots near the conservation land behind his house. Police checked but could not locate anything.
  • At 6:17 p.m. dispatch received a complaint about youths driving a go-cart on North Street. A second call from another resident complained of the same vehicle damaging her lawn. Police spoke to the youths’ mother, who was advised the go-cart must stay off the road and the neighbor’s lawn.
webmom June 17, 2014 at 07:09 PM
Pat King, I would not call the police at 1:00 pm because there is a car outside. I find it hard to believe people are so terrified of the scary outdoors that if one thing is not as you expect it, you call the police. I am not that afraid. I go outside often. I don't assume that something illegal is going on just because someone stopped. To be so scared and frightened and suspicious is mind-boggling to me.
Pat King June 18, 2014 at 11:36 AM
When one Assume, they make a Ass out of U and Me.
Wilmington sucks June 23, 2014 at 10:59 AM
pat king, the only ass here is you. it's people like you who contribute to this over-sensitive, paranoid society who call the police at 1 in the afternoon because there is a parked car on a street.
Pat King July 08, 2014 at 11:32 AM
Wilmington sucks seems like he's had issues with the police before. If its so bad perhaps you should move. Also Webmom, if you read the papers most house breaks happen during the day when people are out working or shopping. If you were not home would you want someone to check out someone parked in front of your house ???


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