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Friday, August 16, 2002

Police Blotter / Fire Log

Police blotter

compiled by Kathleen Coyle

July 29

11:35 a.m. NStar was advised of exposed utility wires on Hartwell Road.

2:22 p.m. NStar was advised of a tree on the wires at West Street and Highwoods Lane.

6:51 p.m. A Fiske Street caller reported an injured goose.

11:48 p.m. Patrol investigated a noise complaint about a party on Bedford Road.

July 30

10:06 a.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of a medical emergency on Bedford Road.

10:30 a.m. Patrol assisted a disabled car on Westford Street.

10:28 p.m. Billerica Police called to notify Carlisle Police of a series of prank phone calls by a man claiming to be an animal control officer and reporting a bear sighting near the Billerica/Carlisle line.

10:55 p.m. A hitchiker at Concord Street and Indian Hill Road was on his way to the train station in Concord. He was given a ride.

July 31

8:47 a.m. DPW was advised that a deer had been hit at Concord Street and Buttrick Lane.

9:04 a.m. NStar was advised that a tree was on the wires at Concord Street and Buttrick Lane.

9:27 a.m. A suspicious vehicle reported on Aaron Way was checked out and determined to belong to landscapers.

10:41 a.m. NStar was advised of a tree on the wires on Wolf Rock Road.

9:15 p.m. Carlisle Police helped Bedford Police search for a suspicious vehicle.

August 1

5 p.m. A town-wide power outage was reported.

5:27 p.m. Patrol assisted a Stearns Street resident who was unable to get out of his electric reclining chair when it was immobilized by the power failure.

August 2

6:07 p.m. A dog was found and picked up at South and West Streets by a newcomer to town who was unaware that Carlisle has no leash law. The dog was returned to its home by patrol.

August 3

10:04 a.m. A two-vehicle accident occurred on East Street. One person had a personal injury and was taken to the hospital.

10:12 a.m. A dog was hit on Baldwin Road.

10:55 a.m. Patrol advised and assisted the operator of a truck parked in a bad spot on East Street.

August 4

1:34 p.m. An audible outside alarm at a Westford Street residence was reported; patrol checked and found the house appeared secure.

2:01 p.m. Patrol investigated a commercial burglar alarm on River Road and found the site checked okay.

10:32 p.m. Kimball's manager reported kids were hanging out at the farm.

10:44 p.m. Patrol assisted a Peter Hans Road homeowner who reported a bat in the kitchen. The bat was removed.

August 5

9:19 a.m. A truck blocking the roadway at Westford and School Streets was asked to move.

9:43 a.m. DPW was advised of a tree branch in the roadway on West Street.

5:13 p.m. A Fiske Street resident reported a vehicle lockout.

August 6

7:37 a.m. A tractor-trailer became disabled on Rutland Street. The operator got it running again.

August 7

10:50 a.m. A child's car seat was installed at the police station.

12:04 p.m. A notice of trespass for a Carlisle resident was picked up from Concord Police at the town line on Concord Street.

1:31 p.m. The notice of trespass mentioned above was served to a Lowell Street resident.

2:47 p.m. A wallet was found on Sunset Road and returned to the owner.

9:42 p.m. A domestic argument on Lowell Street was resolved by the parties involved.

August 8

6:52 a.m. A resident complained of construction noise at Baldwin Road and Stearns Street.

9:39 p.m. Four 16-year-old youths from Chelmsford were apprehended after a Fiske Street resident reported his house had been hit by an egg. Sgt. Whelan and Officer Taplin located the boys. All of them were picked up at the station by their parents.

August 9

1:28 p.m. A well-being check was made on a Bedford Road resident whose neighbor had reported mail building up in the mailbox. It was determined that the resident was away.

2:20 p.m. A loose horse on Westford Street was returned to its owner.

6:18 p.m. The recreation department was notified of a bees' nest in the shed at Banta-Davis field.

7:41 p.m. A Hillside Drive resident reported a dead crow.

August 10

10:03 a.m. Verizon was notified of a safety hazard at East and Rutland Streets.

11:05 a.m. Patrol assisted the operator of a vehicle that became disabled on Westford Street.

5:31 p.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of a brush fire on Log Hill Road.

9:33 p.m. Parkers at North Road and the Duck Pond were advised to move on.

August 11

2:28 a.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of a medical emergency on Fiske Street.

8:44 a.m. Patrol investigated a motorcycle accident at Westford and Curve Streets.

7:28 p.m. Patrol assisted on Curve Street where a resident reported bats in the house.

9:46 p.m. Stargazers at Banta-Davis field were advised to move on. (Note: The Persiad meteor showers come in early August and are best seen after 2 a.m. Since town lands are closed after dark, police suggest viewing the showers from private property, always with the owner's permission, of course.)

Police activity summary

54 Checks town buildings and churches

222 Housechecks

127 Directed activity, radar

11 Selective enforcement

119 Traffic violations

17 Suspicious persons, vehicles or events

09 Animal related

10 Safety hazards

09 Assist the public

06 Disabled vehicles

05 Traffic complaints

05 911 hangup or abandon

Fire log

compiled by Kathleen Coyle

July 30

10:07 a.m. A 46-year-old man fell off a ladder and lacerated his hand. Transport was not furnished.

August 2

6:28 a.m. A 49-year-old man received an electrical shock and reported he felt shaky. Transportation was not required.

August 3

10:05 a.m. A female vehicle operator had an accident while driving on East Street. She sustained a back injury and was taken to Emerson Hospital

August 9

8:20 p.m. A Lowell Street caller reported the odor of lighter fluid in the house. The odor was investigated.

August 10

5:18 p.m. A caller reported a small brush fire on Log Hill Road. Two pieces of equipment responded and were both back at the station by 6:16 p.m.

August 11

2:28 a.m. A 62-year-old man having difficulty breathing was taken to the hospital.

8:57 a.m. A motorcycle accident occurred at Westford and Curve Streets. The operator was injured and was taken to the hospital.

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