MANHUNT: Police call off search for suspect in Beverly

BEVERLY  — Police called off their search at 8 p.m. in the area of Sohier Road and Brimbal Avenue for a suspect wanted in connection with a domestic incident, a search that has been running since late Wednesday afternoon.

At 6:55 p.m., Beverly police identified the suspect as Charles Dixon, 32, of 3 Archstone Circle, Reading. He’s listed as weighing 160 pounds, at a height of 5 feet, 10 inches. He’s wanted on an outstanding warrant for charges of witness intimidation, threats to kill and violation of an abuse prevention restraining order.

A Beverly police officer safety bulletin described Dixon as having 43 adult arraignments, including “several firearms violations, and assault and battery charges.” He was thought to be armed.

The case triggering the search launched on Oct. 15, when a Beverly resident reported to police that “her former boyfriend and father of her child threatened to have her and her unborn child killed,” according

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