Methuen Police Investigating Suspicious Damage to Mailbox

Methuen Police Department
Joseph Solomon, Chief of Police
Quinn Public Safety Building
90 Hampshire St.
Methuen, MA 01844

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Media Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003
Email: [email protected]

Methuen Police Investigating Suspicious Damage to Mailbox

METHUEN –Chief Joseph Solomon reports that Methuen Police are investigating after a mailbox was destroyed in what appears to have been an explosion.

On Wednesday, April 17, police responded to 26 Garfield St. at approximately 7 a.m. on a report of a damaged mailbox. Upon arrival, police learned that the mailbox had been damaged overnight.

Through an on-scene investigation, police determined that the mailbox was likely damaged from an explosive.

No one was injured when the mailbox was destroyed, however a vehicle parked across the street sustained minor damage to its rear bumper.

Methuen police are actively investigating the cause of the explosion.