Police log: March 10 – March 16

March 23, 2023

Friday, March 10

12:56 a.m. A resident of Plainfield Road reported her neighbor was playing the drums across the street from her home. Police did not hear any noise.

6:37 a.m. A woman came into the station to report she was at Hapgood Town Forest where her dog was attacked by a large dog off-leash on the trail. Animal control followed up.

9:10 a.m. A possible rabid skunk was reported on Old Bedford and Lexington roads. It was foaming at the mouth and walking in circles. Police confirmed the sick animal and animal control located it in a yard where it was euthanized.

1:19 p.m. A two-car crash was reported on Baker Avenue with no injuries. 

8:20 p.m. A Stow Street resident called about multiple cars parked in the “resident only” town-owned lot and she was unable to park in her assigned spot. Police issued seven citations for non-resident parking.

8:23 p.m. Police investigated a call from a Partridge Lane man saying his daughter got a threatening call from an unknown person about TPing their house and assaulting the man. 

Saturday, March 11

2:09 a.m. Police provided a welfare check on a running vehicle at the rotary Gulf station, and sent the driver on his way.

5:36 p.m. Police got a 911 call from MCI Concord asking for assistance with a man in a black Jeep Grand Cherokee in the parking lot threatening to drive into the building. The caller said the man was yelling at prison staff and left the area driving on the sidewalk on Commonwealth Avenue toward the rotary. Police did not find the Jeep. The operator was described as a white man in his 40s with a scruffy beard, possibly intoxicated.

Sunday, March 12

3:26 a.m. Police checked on a person walking in the Keyes Road municipal lot. It was a resident of Keyes Road moving her car into residential parking.

2:50 p.m. A Stone Root Lane man called about a snow removal company who damaged his driveway, mistaking it for a customer of the company. The man said the company was initially cooperative about repair cost but had since backed off. Police followed up with the man.

5:33 p.m. A disabled vehicle was in the road on Riverdale Road off Sudbury Road. A tow company responded and took possession of the car and transported two people to Newbury Court.

6:47 p.m. A caller reported a silver Toyota Corolla driving slowly and crossing over the yellow line on Bedford Street. Police stopped the car on Main Street and found no issues.

10:13 p.m. A Prairie Street resident reported a white pickup truck with Washington plates had parked three feet on her lawn multiple nights.

Monday, March 13

3:33 p.m. Brine Sporting Goods on Main St. reported there were no employees at nearby Sally Anne’s Bakery and the doors were open. An employee of the bakery responded to lock it up.

Tuesday, March 14

11:43 a.m. The highway department called for assistance with piles of snow in the road on Church Street, Walden Terrace and Elsinore Street.

12:09 p.m. Police investigated a report of a car sliding off the road on Old Road to Nine Acre Corner with no injuries.

12:22 p.m. A caller reported his car slid off the road at Sudbury Road at Fitchburg Turnpike.

12:25 p.m. A passerby on Barretts Mill Road reported a vehicle slid off the road into a snowbank by Strawberry Hill Road. Police did not find the car.

12:30 p.m. A caller from Sudbury Road reported a neighbor’s dog was on her property barking at her chicken coop. Animal control was advised.

2:46 p.m. The highway department reported a tree down taking wires with it on Old Marlboro Road. Police shut the road down while tree work was done.

9:38 p.m. A motorist reported a disabled car in the middle of Lexington Road. AAA arrived and the car was moved.

Wednesday, March 15

6:04 a.m. A disabled vehicle was reported in a bad spot on the Route 2 overpass by Crosby’s Corner. The car had a flat tire and the operator was changing it. 

9:54 a.m. A disabled vehicle that tried to maneuver around a fire truck got stuck in the mud on Deaconess Road.

6:05 p.m. The flashing lights at the four-way stop on Barretts Mill and Lowell roads were reported completely out. The light plant was notified.

Thursday, March 16

8:49 a.m. A loose dog was reported running towards the Thoreau Club on Forest Ridge Road. Animal control was notified.

3:47 p.m. A 40 pound light brown dog was reported running loose along Old Bedford Road. Animal control was notified.

4:34 p.m. A resident of Sudbury Road reported a white box truck was parked in front of her house for several hours. The operator of the truck said he had packed up materials at the museum and drove away.

10:04 p.m. Residents from Hayward Mill, Range, Harrington and Old Mill roads reported hearing loud explosions and power outages. The light plant was notified and reported an issue with a pole on Old Mill Road.