Friday, January 29, 1999
Police Blotter / Fire Log
compiled by Kathy Coyle
12:10 p.m. Sgt. Leo Crowe investigated a one-car accident on West Street. A Westford resident lost control of her vehicle due to slippery road conditions and struck a tree. A passenger in the vehicle complained of minor injuries and was transported to the hospital.
12:01 p.m. Police assisted the fire department on Fern Lane at the scene of a possible chimney fire.
12:49 p.m. A vehicle was reported off the road on North Road. Patrol searched, with a negative find.
3:51 p.m. Patrol assisted in moving a disabled motor vehicle off the Westford Street roadway.
7:35 p.m. Officer Richard Tornquist is investigating a one-car accident on West Street. A Franklin resident lost control of his car due to icy roads, and collided with a tree. There were no injuries.
1:35 a.m. The department of public works was notified of icy road conditions.
8 a.m. Police assisted the fire department at the scene of a broken gas line on Russell Street.
8:21 a.m. A tow truck was notified of a disabled motor vehicle on Concord Street.
6:15 p.m. Police assisted in moving a disabled vehicle out of the rotary.
6:43 p.m. Officer Debra Saponaro investigated a one-car accident on Concord Street at Bingham Road. A motorist from Westford stated an oncoming vehicle, which did not stop, crossed the center line and forced him to swerve in order to avoid it. The operator's vehicle collided with a telephone pole. There were no injuries.
9:37 a.m. Police assisted the fire department at the scene of a medical emergency on Concord Street.
6:54 p.m. The owners of three vehicles found parked in the handicapped space at the school were contacted and advised.
9:51 p.m. The animal control officer was notified of a possibly rabid raccoon trapped by an Acton Street resident.
6:56 a.m. One vehicle went off Curve Street as a result of an accident. There were no injuries. A written warning was issued to the operator of the vehicle.
7:30 p.m. Three vehicles were cited for parking in the handicapped spaces or fire lane at the school.
8:14 a.m. A Curve Street resident reported a vehicle tried to beat the flashing lights of a school bus and almost caused an accident. Police were unable to contact the owner of the vehicle.
2:34 p.m. A vehicle was reported traveling at a high rate of speed on South Street. A message was left for the owner of the vehicle.
8:10 p.m. A School Street resident reported someone was possibly trying to break into their house The suspected intruder was determined to be a person at the wrong house.
1:35 a.m. Patrol located a man sleeping in a vehicle at Kimball Farm on Bedford Road.
compiled by Kathy Coyle
12:15 p.m. A caller reported a vehicle slid into a tree on West Street.
The operator was taken to the hospital.
2:03 p.m. Neighbors reported black smoke coming from the chimney of a Fern Lane residence.
8:01 a.m. A Russell Street resident reported a ruptured gas line, caused by moving the clothes dryer.
9:38 a.m. An 85-year-old woman who was feeling ill was transported from Concord Street to the hospital.
9:01 a.m. A Brook Street resident reported a strong odor of natural gas.
9:51 a.m. A 17-month-old baby having seizures was taken from Concord Street to the hospital, with Advanced Life Support assistance on the air and at the scene.
9:46 a.m. Concord Fire Department requested mutual aid at the Middlesex School gym.
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