Haverhill Woman Faces Drunk Driving, Related Charges

Haverhill Police Station.

A Haverhill woman faces drunk driving and other motor vehicle charges in Haverhill District Court stemming from her arrest by Haverhill police early Monday.

Ashley Raycraft, 30, of 4 Berkshire St., Haverhill, was arrested at 2:06 a.m., Monday, on Newcomb Street. She was charged with driving under the influence of liquor, having alcohol in an open container, negligent operation, failure to stop or yield, failure to wear a seat belt and a license restriction violation.

In other police news:

A Haverhill man was due in court to face a charge of shoplifting after his arrest near Lafayette Square early Monday.

Jose Defrancesco, 41, of 27 Vine St., Haverhill, was arrested by Haverhill police at 1:14 a.m., Monday, at 2 Hilldale Ave.

A Maine woman, arrested by Haverhill police Monday evening on an outstanding warrant charging her with trespassing, is due to appear in court. Danielle Chenard, 38, of Canaan, Maine, was taken into custody at 5:50 p.m., Monday, at 165 Rosemont St., Haverhill.