Concord Police log May 11-17

May 25, 2023

Thursday, May 11

12:22 a.m. A disabled motor vehicle at Concord Turnpike and Elm Street was towed privately.

6:31 a.m. A motor vehicle was towed and an arrest made after a traffic stop on Cambridge Turnpike.

10:36 a.m. A stray dog, possibly a Pomeranian, has been staying at a construction site on Chestnut Street. Animal control notified.

10:47 a.m. A wallet was lost at the Rotary Gulf on Commonwealth Avenue on May 10 around noon.

11:23 a.m. Someone requested to speak with an officer about an interaction with a mechanic.

5:17 p.m. A vehicle was struck earlier in the day in the parking lot on Baker Avenue Extension.

5:27 p.m. A building on Thoreau Street was struck by an Amazon delivery van earlier in the day.

6:10 p.m. While picking up a wallet from the station that was found at All Town Mobile on May 9, the owner noticed several things were missing.

6:16 p.m. Police did not find a reported disabled motor vehicle around ORNAC and Williams Road.

6:25 p.m. A resident of Upland Road found a dog in the back yard. Animal control to respond.

6:51 p.m. Police spoke with the operator of a Crystal Transport Bus reported to be idling for over an hour at the Concord-Carlisle High School fields on Walden Street. It moved along.

7:51 p.m. Police retrieved an envelope with a large sum of money found in the parking lot of the Sudbury Road CVS.

9:31 and 9:54 p.m. Officers went to a callout in Lowell.

Friday, May 12

12: 52 a.m. A car with open doors on Main Street could not be secured.

12:58 p.m. A window at the Water Department on Keyes Road was left ajar.

8:50 a.m. A large truck parked in a driveway on Main Street did not present a safety hazard.

9:48 a.m. Animal control will handle a 30-pound dog with white curly hair found on Commonwealth Avenue.

11:54 a.m. A resident on Ministerial Drive reported unemployment fraud.

11:54 a.m. A dog went missing in the area of Nashoba Brook Bakery. Animal control notified.

3:19 p.m. Police did not find a vehicle reported to be causing a traffic hazard at Court Lane and Monument Street.

3:29 p.m. No services required after a vehicle with a punctured fuel tank was privately towed from Elm Street.

4:17 p.m. State police handled a disabled 70-foot truck and trailer in the left lane of Route 2 west near ORNAC.

6:39 p.m. A motor-vehicle crash on Cambridge Turnpike near the Concord Museum resulted in a paper exchange only.

6:53 p.m. A manager on Baker Avenue Extension requested an extra eye on the location after seeing a suspicious person on the property earlier in the day.

8:09 p.m. A vehicle in the vicinity of Route 2 west and ORNAC with an operator reported to be weaving in the lane, driving at excessive speeds and making rude gestures was gone when police arrived.

8:15 p.m. A vehicle blocking the exit to Comella’s on Main Street was towed after police could not get contact information for the registered owner.

8:23 p.m. A resident reported an erratic operator driving on the wrong side of the road that veered toward her and her husband, forcing them to drive out the way. They then got into a verbal altercation in the vicinity of Musketaquid and Strawberry Hill roads. The vehicle was gone when police arrived.

Saturday, May 13

1:21 a.m. The driver of a vehicle parked on Main Street in front of Helen’s had pulled over to rest.

11:44 a.m. Officer helped a women get into her locked car at Crosby’s Market on Sudbury Road.

1:08 p.m. The Water Department was notified after a resident on Cambridge Turnpike said the water from the sink smelled like bleach.

1:55 p.m. Concord Municipal Light Plant notified of power outage at the high school and Beede Center.

2:18 p.m. A solicitor going door to door for exterminator services on Hayward Mill Road was advised of the bylaw and moved along.

2:32 p.m. Ranger 2 reported a suspicious item on the Old Rifle Range Trail that she didn’t want to touch. Police responded and found a geocaching container. No issues.

4:26 p.m. Police advised a resident on Hawthorne Lane about a restraining order.

5:29 p.m. A resident on Maple Street called to report her cat stolen. It was later found.

6:34 p.m. Vehicles reported to be in a crash at Route 2 and Walden Road were gone when police arrived.

7:26 p.m. A vehicle was towed from Barretts Mill Road and Grove Street after a motor-vehicle stop.

9:29 p.m. The operator of a running motor vehicle on Baker Avenue was biking in the area. Moved along.

Sunday, May 14

12:02 a.m. A vehicle in the rear lot of Middlesex Savings Bank on Main Street belonged to the cleaners.

12:11 p.m. A vehicle in the lot on Concord Turnpike left the area when the officer got out of his vehicle.

2:08 p.m. A scammer on Facebook Marketplace has been using an address on Nimrod Drive for several weeks. The resident was advised to contact the police the next time it happens.

4:51 p.m. A walk-in reported giving a deposit for furniture from Facebook Marketplace to be picked up at an address on Nimrod Drive. 

6:21 p.m. A female reported losing a wallet at the Rideout Field parking lot on Conant Street between 9 and 11 a.m.

9:28 p.m. An injured deer on Lexington Road at the Lincoln town line was euthanized. MassDOT was notified for removal.

Monday, May 15

7:06 p.m. Signage reporting the roadway is closed was left from construction on May 12 on College Road in the area of Strawberry Hill Road. It was removed.

9:12 a.m. A stand of four mailboxes on Old Bedford Road was damaged overnight. Glass debris indicated possible motor vehicle involvement.

9:54 p.m. Police turned off and secured a vehicle left running for 30 minutes in the Keyes Road municipal lot.

11:28 a.m. A truck blocking visibility at Old Bedford and Virginia roads had been moved.

11:34 a.m. Animal control was paged to answer questions about found baby racoons on Musketaquid Road.

12:30 p.m. No Parking signs on Carr Road were reported vandalized.

1:21 p.m. A person from Concord Greene came to the station and reported fraud.

3:29 p.m. The DPW was advised to remove a discarded Home Depot paper leaf bag on the outside of the guardrail at a property on Annursnac Hill Road.

3:41 p.m. A reported unknown metal object protruding from the roadway on Powder Mill Road was not located.

4:08 p.m. A bicyclist reported almost being struck by a Mazda pulling out of Liberty Street at Lowell Road and last seen traveling toward Monument Square. The vehicle was not located.

4:31 p.m. A person from Abbott Lane reported identity theft. Multiple bank accounts were opened in his name.

5:36 p.m. A minor accident in the parking lot of Dino’s resulted in a paper exchange.

8:14 p.m. A women reported losing her house key on a pink string key chain with silver beads on the rail trail in West Concord around 3 p.m.

8:15 p.m. A deer struck by a vehicle on Elm Street near Concord Gas was gone when police arrived.

9:19 p.m. Two baby racoons attempted to cross Main Street. The caller pushed them off the side of the road into a grassy area. Animal control was notified.

Tuesday, May 16

12:52 a.m. A vehicle on Concord Turnpike belongs to a worker on the MassDOT night shift. No issues.

1:55 p.m. A custodian leaving the building on Walden Street checks OK.

2:08 a.m. Two people at the Concord Depot checked OK.

8:33 a.m. Police did not find a possibly sick raccoon said to be staggering around at Main and Highland streets. Animal control notified.

9:20 a.m. A miniature horse close to an open fence on Lowell Road was leashed on the property.

9:30 a.m. Main Street Middlesex Savings Bank turned in a Mastercard debit card, possibly pre-paid they found. 

11:23 a.m. A driver asked about parking on Musketaquid Road after finding a note on her vehicle left by a resident advising her of other places to park. She took photos and no parking issues were observed.

12:08 p.m. State police removed a ladder on Route 2 east before Main Street.

1:08 p.m. A passing motorist called about a large turtle in the roadway at Barnes Hill Road by Macone Pond. The turtle was gone prior to arrival.

3:47 p.m. A passerby reported a metal piece sticking up in the roadway in the vicinity of Main Street. The same person called the day before but thought the obstruction was on Powder Mill Road. The object was located and the Water Department was notified.

6:42 p.m. Police did not find an older, grey sedan reported to be driving too fast at Thoreau and Main streets. The driver was wearing a bright peach hat.

8:06 p.m. An unknown woman asking to speak with a resident on Garfield Road turned out to be the daughter of a friend.

Wednesday, May 17

1:42 a.m. A vehicle was parked securely and unoccupied in front of an ATM on Lowell Road.

7:42 a.m. A passerby reported a gray Mazda driving at erratic speeds and making dangerous maneuvers on Thoreau Street. The passerby said he had called about the same vehicle before.

7:47 a.m. A resident requested to speak with animal control about a mangy fox in the neighborhood on Minuteman Drive.

9:22 a.m. A resident of the Residence Inn on Baker Avenue believes she lost her black fanny pack with her IDs and credit cards on May 15.

9:30 a.m. A female reported her vehicle was broken into while she was inside a building on Baker Avenue between 4 and 5 p.m. on May 16. The vehicle was open and it appeared someone had gone through it. Nothing was taken.

11:16 a.m. A vehicle that reportedly passed another on a double yellow on Sudbury Road at Concord Turnpike going toward the train station was not found.

12:39 p.m. A motor-vehicle crash on Main Street resulted in a paper exchange.

2:59 p.m. A motor-vehicle crash on Route 2 east prior to the Baker Avenue exit was handled by state police.

5:02 p.m. Two vehicles had to be towed after a four-vehicle collision on Route 2 west approaching Baker Avenue.

5:39 p.m. The Hidden Gem Spa on Main Street reported a power outage. CMLP to respond.

8:11 p.m. A dog walker reported an off-leash dog with no owner in sight at Willard and Musketaquid roads. The dog’s collar had the name Jasper. Animal control will contact the owner on Simon Willard Road.