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Man charged with OUI after hitting police cruiser


LOWELL, Mass. ( – A Lowell man was arrested after police said he crashed into a police cruiser early Sunday morning.

Police said Justin Castanza, 28, failed to stop at a red light at the intersection of Central and Gorham Streets and slammed into a police cruiser. There were no injuries.

Officers said they found a switchblade knife and some fireworks in Costanza's car.

Costanza was charged with OUI, failure to stop at a red light, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, carrying a dangerous weapon and unlawful possession of fireworks.