Friday, May 8, 1998

Police blotter

compiled by Kathy Coyle

April 27

1:45 a.m. Two residents of West Street reported mailboxes were damaged.

2:10 a.m. The field driver assisted in bringing two loose horses home from Bedford Road and Stearns Street.

7:06 a.m. Police assisted the fire department with a smoke investigation on Bellows Hill Road.

11:09 p.m. A Bedford Road resident reported some clothes stolen from the back porch of the house.

April 28

7:20 a.m. Police assisted the fire department at the scene of a medical emergency on East Riding Drive. Transport was not needed.

1:20 p.m. A person came into the station with a lacerated hand. The fire department responded, but no transportation was required.

2:30 p.m. A motorist reported being tailgated on Bedford Road. The owner of the vehicle was contacted.

6:28 p.m. Dispatch received a report of loud birds on Maple Street. The caller was advised.

April 29

1:30 p.m. A black BMW was reported parked on Brook Street; it was determined to be owned by a Peter Hans Road resident.

9 p.m. A Bedford Road resident reported someone threw a rock through the rear window of the home. The area was checked, but the officers were unable to locate anyone

April 30

8:13 am. A Milne Cove Road resident reported mailbox damage with an estimated $30 damage being done

4 p.m. As part of the police department's ongoing traffic enforcement program, five officers were assigned to West Street between the hours of 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sixty-eight motorists were stopped for exceeding the speed limit. A total of $7,430 was assessed in fines.

9:31 p.m. Police responded to an alarm on Long Ridge Road.

9:17 p.m. Patrol located an intoxicated person at Daisy's Market. A family member was contacted and drove the person home.

9:55 p.m. The driver of a suspicious motor vehicle at Kimball's ice cream stand on Bedford Road was advised to move on.

May 1

8:22 a.m. A truck blocking part of the roadway and creating a traffic hazard on Bedford Road was located and the driver was advised to move

10:20 a.m. Patrol was successful at the scene of a lockout at the post office.

11:26 a.m. A truck was reported to be dumping something in the fire pond on Stearns Street. The truck was located and determined to be taking water from the pond with the permission of the fire department.

9:48 p.m. The driver of a suspicious motor vehicle at the Maple Street conservation lot was advised to move on.

11:13 p.m. A barking dog on School Street was located but no one was at home.

May 2

1:20 a.m. A vehicle was located at Towle Field with two people inside talking. They were advised to move on.

9 a.m. A tree reported in the roadway on Bingham Road was moved aside by the patrol.


Fire log

compiled by Kathy Coyle

April 27

7:08 a.m. A Bellows Hill Road resident reported smoke in the basement.

April 28

7:23 p.m. An elderly woman on East Riding Drive fell out of bed and sustained a hand injury. No transport was needed.

April 30

1:25 a.m. An Acton Street resident reported a permit fire from Sunday may have restarted itself.



Police update

Police continue to investigate the April 13 abduction and beating of a Brook Street resident. The state crime lab's report is almost complete and another resident has called police with additional identification of the abduction vehicle. Any resident who believes they have information is requested to contact Police Chief Galvin at 369-1155.