part of the ongoing investigations into recent shootings the Lawrence Police Department
has identified and arrested Ariel Toribio, age 18 of Lawrence. He has been charged with Assault with a Dangerous
Weapon, Attempted Murder, and several firearm related charges in connection
with the following shootings August 9th on Berkley, September 3rd
on Hancock Street, and Friday September 7th on Poplar Street. A search warrant was executed at Toribio’s
residence, during which an illegal firearm was recovered.
Department continues to aggressively pursue all leads in these cases and we are
confident more arrests will be made in the near future.