The Carlisle Mosquito Online

Friday, May 2, 2003

Police Blotter / Fire Log

Police Blotter

April 21

7:17 a.m. Police assisted with festivities at Lowell Street and the rotary.

9:35 a.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a medical emergency.

10:59 a.m. A riderless horse was located on Curve Street.

11:38 a.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene to check a permit fire.

3:52 p.m. A backpack was found at the library and picked up by patrol.

April 22

6:37 a.m. A driver's license was found at Church Street and the Wilkins Building. It was returned to the owner.

8:23 a.m. A bicycle was reported stolen from a Fiske Street location.

1:53 p.m. A Craigie Circle resident reported a threatening call and was advised.

1:58 p.m. Patrol advised ConsCom about the condition of the stone bridges at Greenough Pond. [Ed. note: ConsCom subsequently (April 4) voted to restrict motorized vehicles on the bridge road.]

4:20 p.m. A disturbance was created by loud music on Blaisdell Drive. The responsible person was advised.

7:44 p.m. A car was stopped at Lowell Street and Elizabeth Ridge Road and advised. Two minutes later the same car and the same driver were stopped and advised again for the same traffic violation.

April 23

7:53 a.m. Patrol assisted at the scene with medical transport to Lahey Clinic.

10:59 a.m. A cable truck in the roadway created a traffic hazard at Westford Street and the Westford line. The truck was moved.

12:17 p.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of a downed wire at Curve and Westford Streets.

2:23 p.m. A cable truck in the Lowell Street roadway created a traffic hazard. The truck was removed.

4:22 p.m. Patrol assisted with traffic at Bellows Hill and Estabrook Roads while a tow truck was in the roadway.

10:38 p.m. A citation was issued to the operator of a suspicious vehicle at Curve and Martin Streets. The operator was underage and was operating with a restriction on his license.

April 24

3:22 p.m. Attempted arson at Church Street and the Wilkins Building is being investgated. School was not in session and a maintenance crew was working in the building. Someone entered and put a portable burner under some cabinets in the middle school. The incident is under investigation.

4:45 p.m. A damaged mailbox was reported at West and Acton Streets.

April 25

2:16 p.m. A cell phone was found on Lowell Street and brought to the station.

5:54 p.m. A Bedford Road resident was advised about dirt in the roadway.

7:09 p.m. A dog was possibly hit by a car on West Street. The property owner took care of the dog.

10:29 p.m. A dead cat was moved from the roadway on Bedford Road.

11 p.m. Carlisle Police were advised of mailboxes being smashed on River Road at the Concord line.

11:30 p.m. A vehicle accident occurred at Westford and Curve Streets. The vehicle was towed.

April 26

10:25 a.m. DPW was notified of potholes at Nowell Farme Road and Suffolk Lane.

2:15 p.m. Mailbox vandalism on Stearns Street was logged.

April 27

12:55 a.m. A vehicle became stuck in the mud at Hart Farm Road and Curve Street. AAA was enroute to remove it.

10:33 a.m. Dispatch received a report of bicyclists riding 2-3 abreast. Patrol investigated and had a negative find.

1:43 p.m. Patrol assisted the Concord Police in locating a vehicle at River Road and the Concord line.

5:12 p.m. Patrol removed a tree across the wires and the road on Berry Corner Road and Berry Corner Lane.

Police activity summary

28 Checks town buildings and churches

24 Housechecks

09 Selective enforcement

60 Directed activity, radar

48 Traffic violations

07 Suspicious vehicles or events

08 Residential and other alarms

04 Traffic hazards

Fire Log

compiled by Kathleen Coyle

April 21

9:36 a.m. A 70-year-old female, feeling ill, was taken to the hospital.

10:20 a.m. A Berry Corner Lane resident was warned about not complying with open burning regulations.

11:38 a.m. A caller was concerned about the size of a permit fire on North Road and the fire was investigated.

April 23

7:14 a.m. A 70-year-old woman feeling dizzy and weak was taken to the hospital.

1:24 p.m. Concord requested an ambulance for a medical alarm. No transport was furnished.

April 26

11:20 p.m. An alarm company reported alarm activation at a Suffolk Lane residence.

April 27

11:35 p.m. A Heald Road resident reported a burning odor in his house.

2003 The Carlisle Mosquito