Concord Police Log, May 25-31

June 8, 2023

Thursday, May 25

2:45 a.m. A low-hanging branch could not be removed at Elm Street and Musketquid Road. Public Works will be notified.

8:36 a.m. Construction workers were parking in the driveway of the home next to the one they where were working on Garfield Road. They were in the correct driveway when police arrived and the complainant was advised of their options for civil-related issues.

10:20 a.m. A caller from Main Street reported unemployment fraud.

11:13 a.m. Police assisted in gaining entry to the cell tower on Annursnac Road so caller could remove mustard plants.

12 p.m. A resident of Main Street reported an injured possum on the road. It was dead.

1:33 p.m. A dog was locked in a car parked on Main Street for over 30 minutes. The windows were down and the dog did not seem to be in distress.

1:45 p.m. A black sedan reported to be tailgating on Lexington Road near Hawthorne Lane was not found.

1:56 p.m. A motorcycle that went down at Lexington Road and Shadyside Avenue had left the area when police and other emergency personnel responded.

2:10 p.m. Police returned to the cell tower on Annursnac Hill Road to lock the area.

2:24 p.m. Animal Control was notified after a dog just walked into a home on Damon Street.

2:54 p.m. Minor motor-vehicle crash in the parking lot of Concord-Carlisle High School on Walden Street.

6:45 p.m. A group of cyclists reported to have blown through the intersection of Lowell and Barretts Mill Road and other stop signs were not found.

Friday, May 26

1:16 a.m. A resident of Highland Street reported hearing screaming coming from the woods behind his house, intermittently for 30 minutes. He called back, saying he saw a fox or fisher cat walk across the street and that could be the source of the noise. Police heard nothing.

7:11 a.m. A vehicle parked near Hayes Road and Main Street was not a hazard. It was parked there because of work being done at a residence.

8:10 a.m. Minor motor-vehicle crash on Virginia Road.

12:38 p.m. A long-haired male party on a motorized bicycle wearing a plaid shirt and reported to be “messing with passing vehicles” in the area of Walden Street and Route 2 was gone on arrival.

3:06 p.m. A male reported being bit by a doodle while walking on Brook Trail. The owner stated the man was scratched, not bitten. Animal control to follow up.

3:36 p.m. A National Parks Officer reported two dogs locked inside a kennel in a hot area near the parking lot of Old North Bridge Visitor’s Center on Monument Street. Animal control notified.

3:45 p.m. A male reported to be attempted to cross Route 2 near Exit 125 and All Town Mobile was not seen by police.

4:06 p.m. A motor-vehicle crash at Sudbury Road and Fitchburg Turnpike occurred between a white RAV4 and a blue SUV.

7:22 p.m. Police stopped a vehicle reported to be driving erratically on Route 2 east at Walden Street. The driver checked OK and was unfamiliar with the area of town.

7:29 p.m. A driver was on her way to Walden Pond and was unfamiliar with that part of town.

10:07 p.m. Laws Brook Road was shut down and traffic detoured after a vehicle crashed into a wire and stopped on someone’s lawn. Verizon was notified.

Saturday, May 27

4:59 a.m. Roadkill removed from roadway off the Route 2 westbound ramp at Cambridge Turnpike.

1:21 p.m. Party reported a past hit and run on Bedford Street during the night.

1:27 p.m. Party reported a past hit and run in the vicinity of Monument Street on May 23.

2:08 p.m. The operator of a car reported to be left with the windows open and dog inside returned to the vehicle and left the area.

6:01 p.m. Numerous vehicles parked in restricted areas by 27 Hemlock Street received citations.

6:40 A female out for a walk on Elsinore Street lost her car and house keys.

8:06 p.m. A landscape company that had issues loading up a machine was taking up part of the roadway on Anson Road. Clearing shortly.

Sunday, May 28

1:12 a.m. A vehicle was towed from after a motor-vehicle stop on Route 2 west, west of the rotary.

3:07 a.m. State police to handle an accident on Route 2 east near Old Road to Nine Acre Corner (ORNAC) possibly involving a deer.

7:58 a.m. A caller from October Farm on Ball Hill Road requested help with a turtle that was burrowing into the parking lot. Police advised the party it was a snapping turtle and to leave it alone. The party disagreed and moved it into the woods.

9:44 a.m. Trash reported to be on the railroad tracks by the Sudbury Road crossing was placed over signage by MBTA workers. No issues.

10:54 a.m. A caller reported a discombobulated, not skittish, rabid opossum at Middlesex School on Lowell Road. Animal control was notified and stated opossums don’t carry rabies.

11:39 a.m. A caller reported striking a parked vehicle in the Middlesex Savings Bank parking lot on Main Street. Minor damage and paperwork exchange.

2:43 p.m. Airpods found at Emerson Field were returned to the owner.

3:15 p.m. A vehicle reported to be operating at a high rate of speed had parked in front of his residence on Dover Street. Police found the vehicle parked further down the road.

4:10 p.m. A resident of Beharrell Street reported a tea kettle going off for a few hours. It stopped.

5:19 p.m. A Virginia license found in the woods by Thoreau School will be retrieved by the owner.

5:31 p.m. A motorist on Route 2 reported seeing people place something on the train tracks on the Walden Side of Route 2. Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company notified after officers saw nothing.

5:44 p.m. A vehicle was towed and the operator summonsed after a motor vehicle stop in the vicinity of Fitchburg Turnpike and the Sudbury town line. The VIN did not match the vehicle.

6:32 p.m. Police responded to a call on Bradford Street reporting that neighbors were yelling loudly inside then outside the residence. The residents denied any loud noises or yelling.

6:55 p.m. Police assisted with a motor-vehicle lockout on Walden Street.

7:11 p.m. The Umbrella on Stowe Street turned down the music after a complaint.

Monday, May 29

3:37 p.m. A vehicle parked in the rear of Verrill Farm on Wheeler Road checked OK. It was making a bread delivery.

9:09 a.m. After police were unsuccessful assisting with a motor-vehicle lockout at Walden Pond, CBK tow was able to assist.

9:14 a.m. A cell phone found on Lexington Road belonged to an Acton resident. Acton police will attempt to contact.

10:19 a.m. Numerous vehicles parked in the bagged meter parking spaces in Monument Square before the parade were ticketed.

12:55 p.m. A metal box that was marked as containing $20 bills was found on Tanglewood Drive. The ATM box had been pried open and was empty.

2:33 p.m. Animal control advised about baby racoons that fell out of a tree on Wedgewood Common.

4:57 p.m. A wallet found in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery was retrieved by the owner.

8:21 p.m. Animal control notified about a possible sick raccoon in a yard on Damon Street.

8:41 p.m. An officer responded to a Northeastern Massachusetts Law Enforcement Council in Natick.

Tuesday, May 30

3:15 a.m. A vehicle at Concord Gas on Elm Street was looking for a place to fill up his tires.

7:23 a.m. A reported erratic operator who almost struck cyclists at Barretts Mill and Lowell roads was gone on arrival.

7:58 a.m. The injured racoons in a yard on Damon Street were still there from the day before. Animal control notified.

9:25 a.m. A resident of Sarah Way reported she lost her dog while walking the woods behind her home.

10:01 a.m. A walk-in reported a disagreement in the parking lot behind the reporter’s place of business, Commonwealth Ave Vintages of Concord and an employee of Twins Seafood on Commonwealth Avenue on May 26.

10:51 a.m. Animal control was advised of a deceased racoon in the backyard on Center Village Road.

11:08 a.m. A work van struck a Verizon wire on Hosmer Road. The wire is off to the side and there was no hazard.

12:24 p.m. A reported erratic driver at Lowell and Barnes Hill roads was not seen by police who left a message for the registered owner.

12:57 p.m. A vehicle reported to be blocking the driveway of North Bridge Antiques on Walden Street could not be located.

4:55 p.m. An unknown motorcycle blocking a driveway on Westford Road belonged to a friend of the reporting party.

5:06 p.m. State police to handle a motor-vehicle crash in the vicinity of the Rotary Gulf on Commonwealth Avenue.

Wednesday, May 31

2:31 a.m. People in a car reported to be parked in a lot on Concord Turnpike and playing loud music since 11 p.m. on May 30 said they were only there for five minutes while they tried to get gas.

10:59 a.m. Keolis notified that the railroad gates on Commonwealth Avenue and up and the lights are sounding, creating a traffic hazard.

11:54 p.m. A party from Central Street reported unemployment theft.

12:23 p.m. The owner of a wallet found on Main Street near the Main Street Café was retrieved by the owner.

12:51 p.m. An operator of a vehicle reported to be driving erratically on Route 2 east passed field sobriety tests administered and the Sunoco Gas Station.

3:06 p.m. An officer spoke with an unwanted customer at 9 Acre Wines on Sudbury Road to verbally trespass him.

4:25 p.m. A resident of Prairie Street was satisfied after officers spoke to an individual playing loud music.

4:44 p.m. An officer assisted with a school project on Walden Street.

7:00 p.m. The manager of South Bridge Boat House reported a black Ford Explorer parked in a restricted zone that may have launched illegally off their boat ramp.

7:19 p.m. A disabled motor vehicle with smoking brakes at Lowell and Barretts Mill roads was towed.

8:19 p.m. An Apple watch found at Rideout Field on Laws Brook Road was retrieved by police and entered into property.

10:43 p.m. A motor vehicle with hazards on ran out of gas on Sudbury Road. AAA was enroute.