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Assault & Battery on Groton Police Officer on Main Street

    Following a disturbance complaint, Groton Police arrested Sarah Danielle Broadstone, age 30 of 52 Littleton Road, Ayer, on Main Street, Groton on multiple charges including Assault & Battery, Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon, Assault & Battery on a Police Officer, Strangulation or Suffocation, Destruction of Property +$250, Wanton Reckless Endangerment of a Child, Resisting Arrest, Witness Intimidation and Disorderly Conduct. Following the Friday, June 14 arrest, Broadstone was scheduled to appear in Ayer District Court on Monday, June 17.


Level 3 Sex Offender,  a Homeless Man, Arrested By Pepperell Police Near Playground

   Area parents have been warned on Social Media to be cautious following a report that a male, was observed lying on the ground behind the Pepperell Town Field bathroom house, very close to the playground. 

   In a Sex Offender Registry Board Sex Offender Flyer that was distributed, the man, age 60, is listed as a Level 3 Sex Offender and is also listed as homeless. According to the flyer, his alleged multiple offenses date back to 1982-2015. 

   He was picked by Pepperell Police for a violation of a 209A – Restraining Order and arrested by Pepperell Police for a violation of a 209A – Restraining Order.  He is being held until June 20 for a dangerousness hearing.


Motorcycle Accident Near Gibbet Hill Restaurant

  Groton Police responded to a single vehicle motorcycle accident on Route #40 near the entrance to Gibbet Hill Restaurant.  The operator was unable to control the bike after he believed he saw something in the roadway. The motorcycle operator was transported to Lowell General Hospital with a broken shoulder and broken ankle.

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