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
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.