Friday, May 22, 1998

Police blotter

compiled by Kathy Coyle

May 11

8:45 p.m. A man reported to be sitting on the grass at Milne Cove Road and Laurelwood Drive was located and determined to be a solicitor waiting for a ride.

May 12

12:39 p.m. A motorist came into the station to report a traffic altercation on Route 3 in Billerica. Billerica police and the state police were notified.

2:17 p.m. A loose horse was reported on Acton Street. The field driver assisted in returning the horse to its home.

4:40 p.m. An East Street resident reported a missing license plate.

11:17 p.m. Patrol checked the West Street area for reported arcing wires, with a negative find. Boston Edison was notified.

May 13

2:06 p.m. Concord reported a capsized canoe, possibly coming down river; they subsequently located the canoe in their town.

5:35 p.m. Patrol located a suspicious vehicle in the Maple Street lot.

5:45 p.m. Patrol was successful at the scene of a lockout at the District 6 headquarters on Lowell Street.

6:35 p.m. Patrol located a street sign at the corner of Concord and Russell Streets: the department of public works was notified.

7:00 p.m. A resident of Rutland Street reported a series of hang up calls; the telephone annoyance bureau was contacted.

7:19 p.m. Two men were reported trying to flag down vehicles on Westford Street near Towle Field. The area was checked with a negative find.

10:40 p.m. A German shepherd was reported loose in the Hartwell Road area; the area was checked, with a negative find.

May 14

8:17 p.m. A reported suspicious vehicle on Litchfield Drive was determined to belong to someone visiting a resident of that street.

May 15

2:15 a.m. Workers reported to be making noise on East Street were located and advised to stop.

5:42 p.m. Police assisted the fire department at the scene of a dryer fire on Blaisdell Drive.

10:23 p.m. Patrol located two suspicious vehicles at Towle Field; they were advised to move on.

10:40 p.m. Patrol located a vehicle with no one around at the canoe launch on North Road.

May 16

8:27 a.m. A South Street resident reported mail box vandalism.

10:35 a.m. Lincoln Police Department reported a vehicle registered to a person with an outstanding warrant was possibly heading towards Carlisle.

1:54 p.m. A River Road man was arrested on an order from the Concord District Court.

6:12 p.m. A Baldwin Road resident reported someone had borrowed her vehicle and not returned. The person was subsequently located.

9:06 p.m. Police assisted at the scene of a medical emergency at the First Religious Society.


Fire log

compiled by Kathy Coyle

May 10

3:11 p.m. A Cross Street resident requested help for a male having a seizure. Transportation to the hospital was provided, with Advanced Life Support assistance on the air and at the scene.

May 12

8:40 p.m. Concord Fire Department requested a piece of equipment at the Middlesex School.

2:15 p.m. An alarm company reported alarm activation at a Bedford Road residence.

May 13

2:10 p.m. Concord Fire Department reported a capsized canoe on the Concord River which they could not locate. They cancelled the call at 2:11 p.m.

May 14

4:01 p.m. A caller reported smoke from an unknown source in the Heald Road, Concord Street or South Street area.

May 15

5:43 p.m. A dryer fire was reported by a Blaisdell Drive resident.

May 16

9:09 p.m. Transportation to the hospital was provided for a dancer struck by a stick in the eye at a performance at the First Religious Society.


Traffic fines assessed

A total of $890 in fines was assessed when 26 vehicles were stopped for speeding at recent speed enforcement operations on May 14 and May 15.

South Street and River Road were targets of the latest enforcement activity, as a result of the police department's policy of directing their efforts to those areas of town where speeding vehicles have been a consistent problem.

Residents concerned about speeding vehicles in their street may contact Sergeant John Sullivan at 369-1155.