Friday, July 16, 2004
Police Blotter / Fire Log
compiled by Kathleen Coyle
10:23 a.m. Police were informed about an armed burglary in Billerica.
11:06 a.m. A speed monitor was set up on Lowell Street.
9:53 a.m. A bicyclist was down at North Road and the Billerica line. Billerica was notified.
12:10 p.m. Police responded at the scene of a medical call and it was determined the individual had died.
4:52 p.m. Patrol responded at the scene of a vehicle lockout on Carleton Road.
12:04 p.m. Patrol was successful at the scene of a vehicle lockout at Spalding Field and Church Street.
6:07 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of an appliance fire on Bedford Road.
12:24 a.m. A residential burglar alarm went off at a Maple Street residence. The alarm checked okay and the owner was on the scene.
10:48 a.m. Patrol responded at the scene of a medical emergency. No transport was required.
11:10 a.m. Patrol assisted the DPW at Concord Street and Church Street.
1 p.m. Patrol was successful at the scene of a vehicle lockout on Bedford Road.
9:22 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a medical emergency.
9:56 p.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of a house lockout on Westford Street.
8:50 a.m. A truck parked in the street at East Street and Ice Pond Road was advised.
9:45 a.m. Patrol assisted the operator who needed help getting a car started.
2:37 p.m. Patrol assisted a housesitter on Skelton Road who had found a door open.
5:38 p.m. Patrol assisted the DPW at Lowell Street with moving equipment.
5:52 p.m. A resident came to the station and borrowed an animal trap.
6:28 p.m. A vehicle was stopped at East Street and Cutter's Ridge Road. A North Billerica resident was found to be driving with a suspended license and will be summonsed.
9:11 a.m. DPW was advised of a low-hanging branch on Bedford Road.
9:49 a.m. A vehicle accident occurred at Concord Street and Clark Farm Road.
3:43 p.m. Patrol assisted a Concord Street resident with moving equipment.
8 a.m. Patrol assisted with Old Home Day activities.
8:54 a.m. A vehicle accident at Westford and Concord Streets was investigated.
3:28 p.m. Patrol assisted the operator of a disabled vehicle at Spalding Field and Church Street.
3:52 p.m. A Westford Street resident notified the police of a lost toy gun.
5:24 p.m. Patrol assisted at Concord and Russell Streets where there was a parking complaint
8:52 p.m. A log in the roadway at Westford Street and the flats was removed.
10:05 a.m. A River Road resident reported an injured turtle, which was let go in a pond.
5:04 p.m. Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a vehicle fire on Bedford Road.
12:10 p.m. A 911 call was received about a missing daughter. She was later found okay.
1:35 p.m. Patrol assisted with medical transportation to Lahey Clinic.
2:17 p.m. A Winchester resident was stopped and subsequently arrested on East Street for operating after suspension of his license and failure to display plates. He was held at the police station.
12 a.m. A prisoner watch was maintained at the station.
1:50 a.m. A complaint of loud music was received from Pine Brook Road. The responsible persons were contacted and advised.
7:45 a.m. An unknown kind of animal was reported to be obstructing traffic at Lowell Street and the Chelmsford line.
8 a.m. The prisoner watch was maintained.
3:24 a.m. A commercial burglar alarm went off on Lowell Street. A responsible person was on the scene, which was checked and determined to be okay.
9:23 a.m. A child's carseat was installed at the police station.
1:13 a.m. Loud yelling was reported on Nowell Farme Road. Patrol had a negative find.
11:44 a.m. A Baldwin Road resident reported a stolen "No Trespass" sign and the incident was logged.
12:34 p.m. A lost hiker on North Road was assisted.
12:44 p.m. A breaking and entering occurred on Maple Street while the owners were away from the house for a short time. Entry was gained by cutting through the screen and items were taken. The incident is under investigation.
1:07 p.m. A Stearns Street resident reported an unregistered solicitor selling magazine subscriptions. The "student" selling subscriptions was not known at the address given and the matter continues under investigation.
5 p.m. A Kimball Road resident reported a suspicious solicitor.
10:27 a.m. An Acton Street resident reported a spray-painted walkway.
6:40 p.m. A suspicious vehicle with two males reported on Westford Street was located and determined to be registered solicitors.
7:18 p.m. Patrol checked out an alarm from a Hemlock Hill Road residence and subsequently secured an open door.
3:22 a.m. Patrol responded at the scene of a lifeline activation. He was able to assist and no transport was required.
12:09 p.m. An reportedly injured snapping turtle in the woods was determined to be moving on its own.
5:25 p.m. A vehicle was stopped at Lowell Street and the rotary and the operator found to be operating with a suspended license. He will be summonsed.
6:35 p.m. Past mailbox vandalism on Suffolk Lane was logged.
11:03 p.m. Patrol conducted the monthly light survey.
9:14 p.m. A Garnet Rock Land resident reported suspicious activity and found an object determined to be a marijuana pipe.
12:01 Patrol assisted the fire department at the scene of a medical emergency.
7:24 a.m. A tree blocking the roadway on Maple Street was removed by patrol.
9:34 a.m. A mailbox on Elizabeth Ridge Road was damaged by a motorist. The matter was resolved by the parties involved.
2:04 a.m. A loose horse was caught on Brook Street and returned to its owner.
10:38 a.m. Patrol assisted at the scene of a traffic hazard on Westford Street.
6:27 p.m. A suspicious car was reported driving on the graves in Green Cemetery. Patrol had a negative find.
8:25 p.m. A car window was smashed on Bedford Road. The incident was logged.
Police activity summary
278 Checks town buildings and churches
113 Directed activity, radar
83 Traffic violations
20 Residential alarms
06 Other alarms
13 Suspicious persons or vehicles
04 Animal related
04 Traffic hazards
04 Traffic complaints
07 General medical
07 Assist the public
05 Hang up or abandoned 911 calls
05 Police information
compiled by Kathleen Coyle
2:57 p.m. A man who was stung by a bee and had minor allergic symptoms was taken to the hospital.
9:28 p.m. A woman fell and was taken to the hospital.
5:12 a.m. A person having a diabetic reaction was taken to the hospital.
5:23 p.m. Concord Fire Department requested an engine for a box alarm at Hallowell House at Middlesex School.
6:21 p.m. A caller reported an arcing wire and transformer fire on Heald Road.
9:03 a.m. An alarm company reported alarm activation at a Partridge Lane residence.
12:11 p.m. A caller reported a male lying on the floor. He was transported to the hospital.
6:08 p.m. A Bedford Road caller reported an oven fire.
10:49 a.m.An 80-year-old woman fell and was taken to the hospital.
9:15 p.m. A 15-year-old male having difficulty breathing was taken to the hospital with ALS assistance at the scene.
9:47 a.m. A vehicle ran into a pole and the operator sustained a personal injury and was taken to the hospital.
5:06 p.m. A caller from Bedford Road reported his engine on fire.
1:36 p.m. A 79-year-old woman fell down stairs and was taken to Emerson Hospital.
12:46 a.m. EMTs responded to a call about an unresponsive older male, who was taken to the hospital.
12:05 p.m. The fire department was called about a small outside fire at the base of a telephone pole on Church Street.
12:18 a.m. Concord Fire Department requested an engine for a house struck by lightning on Strawberry Hill Road.
3:22 a.m. Life line reported activation and EMTs responded at the scene. No transport was required.
12:01 a.m. A 56-year-old man having chest pains and difficulty breathing was taken to the hospital with ALS assistance at the scene.
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