An investigation by Haverhill Police leads to the arrest of a local man accused of sexual assault on a child.
Police report 32-year-old Edwin D. Hernandez of Haverhill was arrested at his home shortly before 3 p.m., Thursday, on a warrant charging him with indecent assault and battery on a person under 14. He is due to be arraigned in Haverhill District Court. No further details were made available.
In other police news, a Haverhill woman faces drunk driving and drug possession charges after her arrest in downtown Haverhill late Thursday night.
Haverhill Police report 21-year-old Alison J. Howard of Haverhill was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of liquor and possession of a class B substance. The arrest occurred shortly after 11 p.m., Thursday, at 100 Washington Street. She is due to be arraigned in Haverhill District Court.