Arrest Made in Brickhouse Mele (VIDEO INCLUDED)

As a result of an ongoing investigation, and the combined efforts of the Methuen Police Departments Detective Division and Criminal Intelligence Division, a male subject involved in the altercation that occurred on Sunday, 10/07/18 at the Brickhouse Tavern 105 Pleasant Valley St. was arrested.


CAREY HAMILTON, AGE 49, METHUEN, MA was arrested and charged with:

  1. Mayhem
  2. Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon


Mr. Hamilton is being held on twenty thousand dollars cash bail.


This investigation is ongoing, other involved individuals have been identified, and charges will be forthcoming. If anyone has additional information, or was victimized during the incident, we ask that you contact the Methuen Police Department.


“I am proud of the hard work and dedication, displayed by all investigating officers,” Captain Jim Jajuga Jr. said. “I would also like to thank the public for their assistance and cooperation. It is an invaluable asset, and was instrumental in this investigation. We, as a city, and as a police department, will not allow this type of behavior to go unpunished.”




Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan

Tom Duggan is president and publisher of The Valley Patriot Newspaper in North Andover, Massachusetts. He is an author, host of the Paying Attention TV/Radio Program, lectures on media bias and police issues, is a former Lawrence School Committeeman, former political director for Mass. Citizens Alliance, and a 1990 Police Survivor. You can email your comments to

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One Response to Arrest Made in Brickhouse Mele (VIDEO INCLUDED)

  1. Tracy Reply

    October 10, 2018 at 9:35 AM

    It’s “melee,” not “mele.”

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