Concord police log, May 18-24, 2023

June 2, 2023

Thursday, May 18

12:16 a.m. A motor vehicle parked on Concord Turnpike was from Door Dash. Moved along.

12:14 p.m. Assisted landscaper on Old Bedford Road with a motor-vehicle lockout.

3:34 p.m. A disabled white van on Walden Street at Concord Turnpike arranged for a private tow.

Friday, May 19

12:51 a.m. The operator of a vehicle in a parking lot on Concord Turnpike had pulled over to take a quick rest on his way home to Vermont.

9:39 a.m. A farm vehicle broke down on Barretts Mill Road and arranged for a tow.

10:22 a.m. A bicyclist banging on a vehicle window on Main Street was summoned to court for disorderly conduct. No damage to the vehicle.

11:24 a.m. A passerby reported losing a wallet at Residence Inn. Staff was advised to notify the police if it is found.

12:50 p.m. No landscaping vehicle was parked on Harrington Avenue following a complaint.

4:05 p.m. A 911 caller requested assistance with GPS, saying he was calling from the Visitors Center on Main Street. The car was not found.

4:15 p.m. A motorist flagged down a cruiser to report a parking complaint on Everett Street. The vehicle was issued a citation.

4:34 p.m. A cruiser was flagged down on Middle Street to assist with a motor-vehicle lockout.

4:57 p.m. A found dog on Emerson Field was reunited with the owner.

5:01 p.m. A resident on Walden Street reported being a victim of an unemployment scam.

6:23 p.m. Police assisted with a road closure while Concord Municipal Light Plant repaired a wire down on Laws Brook Road.

7:12 p.m. A suspicious package found at the All Town Mobil on Concord Turnpike contained one breath mint. No issue.

Saturday, May 20 

12:29 a.m. A tired motorist pulled to the side of the road and Concord Turnpike and Walden Street.

12:55 a.m. A livery driver sleeping in a vehicle at the rotary Gulf on Commonwealth Avenue moved along.

1:23 a.m. A motor-vehicle operator was arrested for driving under the influence on Route 2 west near Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, ORNAC.

2:50 a.m. An Uber driver was resting at the West Concord Plaza on Main Street. Moved along.

8:37 a.m. The Water Department notified the police that a hydrant at Bedford Street and Davis Court was leaking but usable. They let it drip for the weekend.

9:25 a.m. A resident reported a MacBook Pro was stolen from a parked vehicle, possibly while parked on Lave Lane.

10:52 a.m. Insurance fraud on Barretts Mill Road reported.

11:01 a.m. Police advised staff at By Hand Cleaners on Sudbury Road of their options if Starbucks customers parked in his customers’ parking spots.

11:17 a.m. A disabled motor vehicle partially blocking the travel lone at Lexington Road and Heywood Street was tagged and secured. There was space for traffic to navigate.

11:31 a.m. A non-electric vehicle reported to be occupying an EV space on Commonwealth Avenue was gone on arrival.

3:56 p.m. Police assisted a lost driver on ORNAC who was trying to get to Malden. His GPS was not working.

4:38 p.m. A resident on Caterina Heights reported he was scammed into transferring money.

5:30 p.m. A resident of Wright Road reported hearing a gunshot while walking in the woods. Negative findings.

5:51 p.m. CMLP was already on Laws Brook Road for a power outage that was reported during a 911 call.

9:40 p.m. A motor vehicle hit a pole on ORNAC at the Concord Country Club. No tow needed.

Sunday, May 21

12:39 a.m. A vehicle parked at Lexington Road and Heywood Street moved along after it checked OK.

1:23 a.m. A homeowner on Hawthorne Lane was advised of an anonymous call reporting loud music, voice and vehicles. Advised of quieting down.

1:32 a.m. The homeowner with a loud house party in progress on Maple Court was advised and quieted down.

3:02 a.m. The owners of a vehicle located at Great Meadows on Monsen Road were notified and the vehicle was moved along.

3:27 a.m. The operator of a vehicle parked by the Concord-Carlisle High School upper fields was summonsed for operating after suspension.

9:30 a.m. A caller on Laws Brook Road reported her Jeep Cherokee was keyed between Saturday and Sunday morning.

12:26 p.m. A resident of Fielding Street was advised to remove cones from an area not posted “no parking.”

2:47 p.m. Most of a tree down on Nashoba Road was moved out of the roadway. The Tree Department will handle it on Monday.

2:59 p.m. Animal control will handle a loose tan and white boxer mix reported on Powder Mill Road near Willard School.

3:38 p.m. A motorist struck a cyclist at Bedford Street and Old Bedford Road. Police called for Advanced Life Services and the vehicle was towed. 

3:49 p.m. The driver of a dark colored Jeep was honking and passing cyclists, possibly on Main Street and Monument Square. Police could not locate the vehicle.

4:03 p.m. Minor two car motor-vehicle crash at Rideout Field on Laws Brook Road.

5:04 p.m. A vehicle parked on the side of the road at ORNAC and Emerson Hospital checked OK.

7:20 p.m. A disabled motor vehicle at the Old North Bridge Visitors Center was planning to move along after the parties finished changing the alternator.

 7:29 p.m. The owner of a dog believed her animal was picked up at the Willard Fair earlier in the day and was with the animal control officer. Animal control advised and will contact the owner.

8:06 p.m. A report of a possibly disabled motor vehicle at Main Street and Old Stowe Road was unfounded.

8:19 p.m. A vehicle reported to be traveling down the center of Route 2 east, all over the road, approaching exit 125 was gone on arrival.

10:38 p.m. State Police handled a reported vehicle that was broken down on Route 2 east at ORNAC.

Monday, May 22

12:49 a.m. The operator of a vehicle parked on Commonwealth Avenue had pulled over to rest.

1:38 a.m. The driver of a vehicle on Concord Turnpike was looking for gas and got directions.

6:58 a.m. Officer Mailloux responded to a Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council callout in Lowell.

8:13 a.m. A person reporting she left her car unlocked at CCHS and her wallet was stolen was advised to check with CCHS lost and found. She found the wallet. No crime.

9:08 a.m. A 911 call from Deaconess Road reported being scammed by someone claiming to be Verizon.

12:01 p.m. A caller reported losing his wallet on May 22. He last saw it at a concert in Cambridge and had already checked with the venue.

2:03 p.m. Concord responded to a NEMLEC callout in Danvers.

3:56 p.m. Someone on Forest Ridge Road reported that someone in Georgia received a fraudulent check from the Minuteman Arc.

4:21 p.m. A caller reported leaving an iPhone 8 with a pink case on the roof of her car while she drove on Fitchburg Turnpike near the Lincoln town line.

5:18 p.m. A landscape truck reported to be blocking the road near Main and Conant streets was clear.

6:41 p.m. After calling the Water Department, police left messages for the person responsible for St. Bernard Cemetery. A water faucet by the front left gate could not be turned off.

7:20 p.m. A wallet found near Elm Street and Nimrod Drive was picked up by the owner.

Tuesday, May 23

12:39 p.m. A driver who pulled aside at Concord Turnpike and Main Street to rest eyes was moved along.

9:11 a.m. The Garden Club was aware of tools left on the bike path near Depot Square. They will be addressed.

9:48 a.m. An English Field Cocker wearing a red collar and an electric collar was in the possession of animal control when the owner called.

12:05 p.m. An officer assisted in getting the VIN for a vehicle left in Concord. The owner was trying to register it in Colorado.

12:17 p.m. Two vehicles were towed after a two-car motor-vehicle accident with airbag deployment at Main and Conant streets.

1:08 p.m. A resident of Musketaquid Road reported she lost her two standard poodles at her residence.

3:50 p.m. An officer retrieved two passports left at Rocky’s Hardware on Sudbury Road and notified the owners. They were retrieved.

3:54 p.m. Unemployment fraud on Beharrell Street.

4:05 p.m. Animal control notified about a possibly injured raccoon near a pool on Harrington Avenue.

4:26 p.m. Animal control will follow up about a possible injured rabbit at Stowe Street, Emerson Field.

9:31 p.m. An officer secured a door propped open on Main Street.

Wednesday, May 24

12:46 a.m. A disabled vehicle on Concord Turnpike and Walden Street was not a hazard and had arranged for a private tow.

7:57 a.m. A trailer on Ridge Road was open but locked the night before. No damage and nothing large was missing.

9:04 a.m. A loose dog at Hapgood Forest on Walden Street ran into the woods.

9:51 a.m. Police contacted the owner of a Ford F150 preventing the DPW from leaving the driveway at the White Pond Well on Hemlock Street. The owner’s daughter had the vehicle and he would contact her.

11:22 a.m. A possibly disabled vehicle at Concord Turnpike and ORNAC was OK and waiting for a friend at Emerson Hospital.
12:21 p.m. An officer assisted with a motor-vehicle lockout on Baker Avenue.

12:29 p.m. A small, tan dog loose around Thoreau and Hubbard streets and running into the middle of the road was not found.

2:15 p.m. Police contacted the owner of a large vehicle parked at the intersection of Elm Street and Simon Willard Drive causing a safety hazard. The vehicle was removed.

3:08 p.m. Police were unable to gain access to a locked-out motor vehicle on Elm Street. The operator will make arrangements.

4:42 p.m. Two people walking on the train tracks near Concord Turnpike and Walden Street were not located.

4:55 p.m. Two packages were reported stolen from a front porch on Adin Drive.

9:22 p.m. Officer dispatched to assist with search of a female detainee in Maynard.

9:35 p.m. A vehicle on Baker Avenue checked OK.

10:24 p.m. A metal post in the rear of the school near the field on Powder Mill Road was slightly bent and later placed upright.