Friday, July 18, 2003
Police Blotter / Fire Log
Compiled by Kathleen Coyle
8:16 a.m. A raccoon was hit by a vehicle at Bedford and River Roads. DPW was advised.
9:33 a.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of an altercation on Fiske Street where a resident was being verbally harassed by a landscaper.
3:28 p.m. Patrol assisted at Lowell Street and Ember Lane at the scene of a gas odor investigation.
8:04 p.m. Keyspan was advised of a gas odor at Lowell Street and Ember Lane.
8:40 p.m. A Bedford Road resident reported a possible mountain lion sighting. Patrol had a negative find.
11:49 p.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of a domestic dispute on Ember Lane.
8:11 a.m. A paving crew in the roadway on Lowell Street was advised.
11:43 a.m. Verizon and Comcast were advised of wires down at East and Maple Streets.
12:24 p.m. A Blaisdell Drive resident reported a bat in the house and was advised.
5:37 a.m. Horses in the roadway at West and South Streets returned home safely.
9 a.m. The speed monitor was deployed at Concord Street and Indian Hill Road.
10:44 a.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of a vehicle accident on Bedford Road. There was no personal injury.
1:35 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a muriatic acid spill at a River Road residence.
3:39 p.m. Patrol assisted at Forest Park Drive in locating a male who later returned home safely.
5:46 p.m. A Church Street resident requested help with some legal questions.
5:52 p.m. Kids selling lemonade on Curve Street were advised about "sales etiquette" after a motorist reported them jumping out in the street to sell their product.
6:01 p.m. Patrol was successful at the scene of a vehicle lockout on Ember Lane.
8:35 p.m. License plates were found on Patten Lane and the owner was advised of that fact.
6:58 a.m. Patrol assisted with medical transport to Emerson hospital at Acton Street and the Acton line.
9:35 a.m. DPW was notified of a roll of tar paper in the roadway at East Street and Bedford Road.
12:35 p.m. DPW was notified of a low branch hanging over the roadway on School Street.
3:39 p.m. A woman reported that she had been riding a bike at Lowell Street and the rotary when a passing vehicle threw items at her.
3:55 p.m. A restraining order requested by a Carlisle resident was served to a Lowell resident at the police station.
4:44 p.m. A vehicle accident with a minor personal injury occurred on Robbins Drive.
6:42 p.m. Verizon was notified of wires down at East Street and Milne Cove Road.
10:27 a.m. DPW was advised of bushes blocking the road at Concord Street and Buttrick Lane.
4:25 p.m. A complaint was received about two paving trucks blocking the roadway at Bedford Road and Brook Street.
5:17 p.m. A Pheasant Hill Lane resident reported a snapping turtle in the swimming pool.
5:49 p.m. DPW was notified of a stop sign missing at Curve and Fiske Streets.
9:59 a.m. A Rodgers Road resident reported speakers and games stolen from a vehicle.
2:11 p.m. A sink hole was reported at North Road and the canoe launch. Cones were placed around the hole.
3:48 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a house fire on Judy Farm Road. See story, page 7.
9:13 p.m. The owner of a parked land rover creating a traffic hazard on Bedford Road was advised.
9:38 a.m. A South Street resident reported a fast pass stolen from a motor vehicle.
4:50 p.m. A Skelton Road resident made a noise complaint and was advised.
9:33 p.m. A friend of a 20-year-old man who had taken an overdose of sleeping pills called 911 from the state park. The individual was located and transported to Emerson Hospital.
1:56 a.m. A warning ticket was issued for overnight parking on Bedford Road.
1:28 p.m. Patrol was successful at the scene of a vehicle lockout at Maple Street and the Greenough land.
3:45 p.m. An ATM card was found on Westford Street. The owner was notified and picked it up.
4:50 p.m. A cell phone was found and brought to the station. The owner was notified and picked it up.
July 1, 2003
6:22 a.m. Loose horses on Heald Road returned home safely.
7:14 a.m. A Nowell Farme Road resident complained about early workers making noise. The complaint was logged.
8:40 a.m. The speed monitor was deployed on River Road.
8:44 a.m. Two loose horses on River Road were retrieved by their owner.
10:56 a.m. DPW was advised of debris in the roadway at Westford and Acton Streets.
11:59 a.m. A traffic counter was set up on River Road.
3:38 p.m. DPW reported vandalism to the culvert construction site on Maple Street; barrels at the site were found in the water.
9:19 a.m. A Russell Street resident reported suspicious e-mail and was referred to the inspector.
3:41 p.m. An East Street resident requested legal advice.
5 p.m. A well-being check was made on Russell Street.
7:45 p.m. A message was delivered on Davis Road.
10:41 a.m. A vehicle accident occurred on Russell Street. There were no personal injuries.
5:10 p.m. The road at School and Church Streets was closed for the 4th.
3:13 p.m. A vehicle accident occurred in front of the Fleet ATM on Westford Street.
5:35 p.m. Patrol assisted on Brook Street where there were problems with neighbors.
10:15 p.m. Patrol was successful at the scene of a vehicle lockout on Bedford Road.
2:15 a.m. Verizon was advised of a low-hanging wire on Lowell Street.
8:34 a.m. DPW was advised of a tree limb across the roadway on Rutland Street.
11:21 a.m. An ATM card was found on Westford Street and the husband of the owner notified.
1:12 p.m. A sick female was assisted.
1:28 p.m. A vehicle was stopped on Lowell Street and a summons subsequently issued to an operator who was driving with a suspended license.
2:57 p.m. A scooter was found at School and Church Streets. It was brought to the station, tagged, and stored.
4:13 p.m. Patrol was aked to assist in removing fireworks from a lawn on Timothy Lane.
8:01 a.m. A Fiske Street mailbox was vandalized.
10:43 a.m. A 911 misdial from the library elevator was confirmed.
8:45 p.m. NStar was advised of a power outage on Concord Street.
1:31 p.m. A riderless horse was reported at Westford Street and the Westford line. It was determined that the horse came from Westford.
5:02 p.m. Patrol assisted a lost person at Lowell Street and North Road.
5:17 p.m. A resident came to the station to be fingerprinted.
7:19 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department on Berry Corner Road where a resident reported loud ringing from the boiler.
4:14 a.m. Patrol assisted a resident with a ride home.
6:58 a.m. Patrol assisted with medical transport to Lahey Clinic.
11:05 a.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a gas leak on Bedford Road and Keyspan was advised of the leak.
1:01 p.m. Patrol was successful at the scene of a house lockout on Concord Street.
2:30 p.m. A 15-year-old resident was arrested for possession of a controlled substance, for being out of control and for malicious destruction of property.
11:03 p.m. A police officer stopped a car for speeding on North Road and subsequently arrested a Carlisle resident on a warrant from Chelmsford police for operating after license suspension. Additionally, Carlisle police arrested him for possession of a controlled substance and speeding. The individual was held overnight and transported to court the next morning.
11:29 p.m. While police were making the above arrest, two suspicious cars drove by and left the area. One was subsequently stopped and a 17 year old from Chelmsford was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He was subsequently bailed.
11:16 a.m. DPW was advised of a log in the roadway at Pope Road and the Acton Line.
11:18 a.m. DPW was notified of a tree blocking the roadway on Fiske Street.
6:34 p.m. Patrol advised a suspicious party who was soliciting and asking for money on Laurelwood Drive. The individual was transported to the station where he phoned for transportation home.
9:22 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a medical emergency.
2:59 a.m. A resident complained about loud music on Rutland Street. The responsible parties were advised.
7 a.m. Patrol assisted the fire department with medical transport to Emerson hospital.
10:39 a.m. A resident requested cruiser checks at Foss Farm because of beer cans suggesting the site was being used for partying.
2:46 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department on Prospect Street where a wire was down and arcing.
11:38 p.m. A loud party was reported on Tophet Road, but patrol found the situation was quiet.
6:17 a.m. Patrol assisted at the scene with medical transport to Emerson hospital.
1:32 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a medical emergency.
5:33 p.m. An incoherent male, possibly a homeless person, was found in the roadway at Concord Street and Buttrick Lane, He said he was walking to New York. Patrol requested an ambulance from Concord to take him to Emerson hospital for evaluation.
10:17 p.m. Several parties in the state park on North Road were advised to move on.
Police Activity Summary
80 Checks town buildings and churches
4 Directed activity
5 Selective enforcement
167 Directed activity, radar
116 Traffic violations
33 Residential alarms
4 Fire alarms
6 Suspicious persons
19 Suspicious vehicles
9 Other suspicious activity
7 Disabled vehicles
4 Traffic complaints
16 Traffic hazards
4 Vehicle accidents
4 Assist fire department
10 Assist the public
5 Safety hazards
6 Lost and found
5 Noise disturbance
7 General medical
11 Hang up or abandon 911
Compiled by Kathleen Coyle
3:28 p.m. A caller reported a strong odor of natural gas at Lowell Street and Ember Lane.
11:55 a.m. An alarm company reported alarm activation at an Indian Hill residence.
1:36 p.m. A River Road resident reported a small muriatic acid spill.
6:58 p.m. A man reported feeling dizzy and was taken to the hospital by ambulance.
4:44 p.m. A single car vehicle accident occurred on Robbins Drive. There were no personal injuries.
6:44 p.m. Wires were reported down in the roadway at Milne Cove Road and Maple Street.
2:03 a.m. The Bedford fire department requested an engine for station coverage.
3:49 p.m. A caller reported a house on fire at 148 Judy Farm Road. Seven pieces of equpment responded to the two alarm fire and mutual aid was requested from the towns of Westford, Concord, and Bedford. The incident was under control at 4:20 p.m. but some pieces of equipment remained on the scene until 9:17 p.m. ALS was at the scene and one person was taken to the hospital for a minor injury at the scene. See story, page seven.
9:38 p.m. EMTs were called to Great Brook Farm State Park to assist a person with a possible sleeping pill overdose. The individual was taken to the hospital.
9:54 a.m. An alarm company reported smoke detector activation at a River Road residence.
3:40 p.m. An alarm company reported alarm activation at a Heald Road residence.
12:30 p.m. Bedford requested an ambulance for a multiple casualty vehicle accident at Route 62 and the Concord/Bedford line.
7:29 p.m. A Berry Corner Road resident reported a loud noise coming from the boiler.
6:58 a.m. A 75-year-old man with abdominal pain was transported to the hospital.
11:05 a.m. A party struck a gas line in the yard with a backhoe on Bedford Road.
9:04 p.m. An East Riding Drive resident reported a strong odor inside the house.
7 a.m. An 80-year-old man fell and was taken to the hospital.
2:09 p.m. Two pieces of equipment responded to a report of wires arcing on Prospect Street.
6:17 a.m. An 83-year-old woman fainted and was taken to the hospital, with ALS assistance at the scene.
1:20 p.m. An 82-year-old man with severe abdominal pain was taken to the hospital.
5:16 p.m. A 36-year-old man was thrown from his horse. He was taken to the hospital.
5:28 p.m. An incoherent male was located on Buttrick Lane and taken to the hospital.
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