B&E Arrest, Fire Damages Barn At Krochmal Farm

The following information was supplied by the Tewksbury Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Quick response by the Tewksbury Fire Department limited the damage from a fire that broke out in a barn at Krochmal Farms on Tuesday afternoon.

The call came in around 3:15 p.m., reporting a working fire inside the barn, located off South Street.

Firefighters had to run a hose from South Street but still managed to contain the fire from breaching the walls or roof of the barn, which was not being used to house animals at the time.

Damage estimates and a cause of the fire were not immediately known. No injuries were reported.

Resident helps nab hit and run driver

On Monday, Jan. 28, police received a call regarding a hit and run accident near 820 Shawsheen St. at around 3 p.m. According to the police report, two units were dispatched to the scene. In the meantime, a second caller phoned to report that he had detained the suspect with him at the intersection of Shawsheen and Rhoda Streets.

A criminal complaint was filed against Warren J. Stevens, 34, 106 Delmont Gardens Apt. 4, Lowell, on charges of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, operating an uninsured motor vehicle, operating an unregistered motor vehicle and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.


Cory M. Sullivan, 22, 39 Cinnamon Circle, Tewksbury, was arrested on Jan. 26 and charged with breaking and entering in the daytime with the intent to commit a felony, larceny over $250 and conspiracy.

John P. Borodawka, 25, 158 Primrose Hill Road, Dracut, was arrested on Jan. 28 and charged operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and with possession of a Class B drug.

Ricardo Ismael Vives-Cruz, 28, 49 North East St., Holyoke, was arrested on Jan. 28 and charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and with shoplifting.

Fernando L. Accevedo, 32, 127 Garden St., 2nd floor, Lawrence, was arrested on Jan. 28 and charged with shoplifting.

David J. Babcock, 52, was arrested on Jan. 26 and was charged with OUI-liquor (3rd offense), speeding, marked lanes violation and negligent operation of a motor vehicle.

Armando Diaz-Lara, 40, 12 Spaulding St., Apt. 1, Lawrence, was arrested on Jan. 25 and was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, giving a false name or social security number to an arresting officer, a license plate violation and possession of a Class B substance.

Janice Lombardi, 55, 1830 Main St., was arrested on Jan. 29 and charged with assault and battery on a police officer and resisting arrest.

For questions about this blotter, email williamg@patch.com.

Jennifer Nagle January 31, 2013 at 02:59 PM
Jim and Erin... all the barns on our property are up to and exceed building codes (which includes the wiring systems). Nice of you to share your ignorance with the rest of the class though.
jim January 31, 2013 at 06:58 PM
What I said was not factual? Did you or did you not get stamped plans from an engineer and follow town bylaws on permitting including wiring inspections during and before the construction? Don't worry you don't have to deflect by not answering, we know the answer already. Since that, yes you are putting innocent police and fire in grave danger. Ignorance....that is funny. you must have voted for four more years.
Jennifer Nagle January 31, 2013 at 07:45 PM
Jim (of course, omitting last name, because it's easier to spread rumors about people when you are hiding), what you said was a complete distortion of the facts. Please see my comment above - "exceeds building codes". Also, maybe you want to re-read the story. I guess you may be one of those who believes what he is told without doing his homework. Reminds me of that commercial of the girl going on a blind date with a French model she met on the internet.... if it's on the internet, it "must" be true... This will be my last post on the matter, as I prefer not to debate with someone who hides under an anonymous name to beguile others.
john smith January 31, 2013 at 08:47 PM
Jennifer do not pay any attention to the negative remarks from a few people here. Some people will find any angle to pick a fight. This started out as a compliment to the hard work put forth by the TFD and to point out the necessity of the South Fire response. Fires can happen in any building no matter how well built and maintained. The TFD always has and always will, do what ever possible to help a resident in need. Jim and Erin do you know the cause of the fire? I admit I do not, but I'm sure it was accidental and some fires are not preventable.
jim January 31, 2013 at 10:55 PM
Seeing that I moved here in 2003, I clearly experienced the truth without any assistance of the Internet. Judging by your other columns you have written on the "Internet", it seems like you should spending more time with your family than on the Internet trolling around worrying about what opinions people have on the 'wizard of oz' ....I mean Krochmal Farms. If you only spent your time this diligently on real issues, you may have solved all of the major issues of our town, like the Wynn dance, and artificial turf at the high school. The truth is Jenn nagle only cares about herself and what matters to her, and we are all ignorant and classless if we disagree. Your no different than any other person who pretends to care about other peoples problems....I'd just rather you be honest to yourself.


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