Police log: March 3 – March 9

March 16, 2023

Friday, March 3

12:12 a.m. Police arrested a person in a vehicle in a Main Street parking lot for possible operating under the influence. The car was towed. $350 bail was set.

3:16 a.m. A caller requested a well-being check for a vehicle stopped in the roadway on Sudbury Road and Grant Street. The caller believed the driver to be unconscious behind the wheel. Police arrested a person and $500 bail was set. The person was placed in a cell awaiting arraignment.

5:48 a.m. The traffic light at the Sudbury Road and Thoreau Street railroad crossing malfunctioned. Keolis was notified.

9:57 a.m. A tractor trailer was attempting to back up into the rotary on Elm Street. Police redirected the trailer.

11:20 a.m. A motorist reported a disabled Dodge Caravan stuck on the ice in the parking area at the Robinson well on Sudbury Road. Police pushed the van off the ice.

11:40 a.m. Police checked on a vehicle sticking out on Commonwealth Avenue, left a voicemail for the driver and issued a parking citation.

3:01 p.m. Police responded to a minor two-car collision at the Concord-Carlisle High School lot on Walden Street. Police issued a written warning to one of the students for failure to use care in backing up.

3:38 p.m. A motorist reported he was involved in a crash on Main Street with airbag deployment. No injuries reported. Police closed Main Street between Sudbury Road and Academy Lane, diverting traffic down Academy Lane. Police issued a warning to one operator for failure to use care while turning.

5:12 p.m. A caller from the Northeast Correctional Center on Barrett’s Mill Road reported she locked her dog and her keys inside her vehicle. Police gained entry to the car.

6:21 p.m. Police responded to a five-car crash on Route 2 near Sudbury Rd. Three tow trucks were called. No injuries.

9:41 p.m. A woman reported being in a two-car crash on Thoreau and Hubbard streets. No airbag deployment. Both vehicles were towed. One person was transported to Emerson Hospital. One motorist was cited for stop sign violation.

Saturday, March 4

6:54 a.m. The Public Works Department reported a light post down on Thoreau Street. The pole was removed.

10:24 a.m. Public Works reported snow was blocking a sidewalk on Prairie Street. The homeowner notified a contractor to remove the snow pile.

Sunday, March 5

2:53 a.m. Police stopped a vehicle on Route 2 at the rotary and transported two people to the Residence Inn. The vehicle was towed and a summons was issued to one person for driving an uninsured car with a revoked registration.

10:22 a.m. Police provided mutual aid to the Acton police department for a driver who fled the scene of a collision on School Street in Acton. The vehicle was located in Acton.

11:26 p.m. A resident of Old Marlboro Road reported hearing two loud bangs from the basement of his home. Police responded and found no issues.

Monday, March 6

12:38 p.m. A person reported delivery trucks were blocking parked cars in the Keyes Road municipal lot. Police found no parking issues.

12:49 p.m. A Riverdale Road resident reported returning to her home after being away to find the deadbolt on the door unlocked. No damage was reported and nothing was missing. 

2:55 p.m. A caller reported she cut someone off while driving on Fitchburg Turnpike and the vehicle followed her home and parked outside her residence. The man mumbled something to her when confronted then drove off and has not been back.

Tuesday, March 7

1:06 a.m. A resident of Old Marlboro Road reported potential firework usage at the Peabody School. Police did not find anyone in the area and no firework debris was seen.

5:38 a.m. A passerby reported a suspicious person going through the trash on Commonwealth Avenue. Police checked and found the person collecting recyclables. He was moved along.

10:45 a.m. Vandalism to a town truck was reported in the Keyes Road parking lot.

12:02 p.m. A member of the Kerem Shalom temple dropped off a bag of cookies.

1:34 p.m. A caller reported a dead raccoon on the path at Chamberlin Park. Public Works responded.

2:06 p.m. A caller reported a beige Toyota struck her dealership loaner while parked in the CVS Pharmacy lot and left the area. Lincoln Police contacted the driver of the Toyota and Concord police facilitated a paper exchange.

3:45 p.m. A resident of Channing Road reported a past verbal altercation with a tree removal company. The caller said the company demanded $100 to pick up branches and she refused to pay. She is afraid the company person might return. Police would follow up with the company.

4:05 p.m. A woman reported her phone was stolen in Concord Center. She tracked her phone to a Dorchester address. Police advised that the phone was phrased out of the country and to contact the service provider.

9:31 p.m. Numerous calls reported a car crashed into a guardrail on Route 2 at Sudbury Road, causing police to shut down Sudbury Road. A tow truck was called. The operator was with State Police. The road was reopened.

Wednesday, March 8

7:11 a.m. Concord Public Works reported the West Concord train depot pedestrian crossing gates were stuck down with the lights flashing. Keolis was notified.

10:55 a.m. A minor crash was reported in the Emerson Hospital parking lot. Drivers were advised to follow up with their insurance companies after a paper exchange.

4 p.m. A person turned in a Visa credit card found at the Great Meadows Wildlife Refuge. Police contacted the owner who retrieved the card.

4:19 p.m. Multiple callers reported the train gates at the Sudbury Road crossing malfunctioned and caused a significant traffic issue. Keolis responded to the scene.

Thursday, March 9

7:49 a.m. A Sudbury Road resident reported her dog got out of the yard and didn’t return. Animal control was notified. The dog returned.

5:53 p.m. A caller reported a black pickup truck was having difficulty staying in its lane and almost struck the guardrail on Route 2 at Old Road to Nine Acre Corner. The truck was gone when police checked the area.

6:10 p.m. A caller from Lowell Road reported a car struck a deer which was still in the road. Police reported the deer got up and walked off into the woods.

8:58 p.m. A person found a dog in front of the Colonial Inn and tried to call the number on the tag with no luck. He dropped the dog off at the station whereupon the owner picked up the dog.