Police log June 1 – June 7

June 16, 2023

Thursday, June 1

12:42 a.m. A vehicle in the rotary Gulf had a flat tire that was being changed.

7:44 a.m. A male walking on Route 2 west just past Old Road to Nine Acre Corner (ORNAC) got a ride to Minuteman Inn in Acton.

8:18 a.m. A green minivan illegally parked near Powdermill and Mitchell roads was moved.

1:04 p.m. An attempted scam was pre-empted by a bank. Someone on Cottage Lane received two notices saying she had attempted to open a credit card account. She had not.

2:19 p.m. A caller reported losing a phone on Monument Street the previous day.

2:53 p.m. An operator of a motor scooter on Main Street accused of being in a verbal altercation was found on Sudbury Road and Heaths Bridge. The operator was advised of the complaint.

4:48 p.m. Baker Avenue Extension was closed down after a two-car motor-vehicle accident at Route 2 and Baker Avenue Extension.

6:58 p.m. An accident report was filed for an incident on Wednesday, May 31, at Elm Street and Baker Avenue.

7:43 p.m. A disabled motor vehicle on Walden Street near the skate park would be moving along shortly.

8:16 p.m. Two credit cards found on the side of Elm Street were destroyed at the request of the owner.

8:32 p.m. The operator of a vehicle parked on Union Turnpike just over the line in Acton was having a bite to eat.

9:26 p.m. The operators of a motor vehicle and a Toyota were both summonsed and the vehicles towed following a motor-vehicle stop at Concord Turnpike and Main Street.

10:13 p.m. A vehicle with California license plates was parked in a private parking spot on Stow Street. Courtesy tag issued.

10:21 p.m. The police were notified that a disabled vehicle on Stow Street would be moved the next day.

10:44 p.m. A bag thought to be stolen from the Scout House on Walden Street had been mistakenly taken by another party.

Friday, June 2

1:29 a.m. A walker at Sudbury Road and ORNAC was returning from a party.

2:31 a.m. A Lyft driver was resting on Concord Turnpike on his way home.

7:55 a.m. A large snapping turtle believed to be injured was attempting to cross Hawthorne Lane. Animal control notified.

9:32 a.m. A Main Street Middlesex Bank employee turned in property found outside the establishment.

10:30 a.m. Animal control notified and responded after a call from the Thoreau School reported a possibly rabid possum at the rear of the school in the lower playground that had its head tilted to one side and was non-responsive to people. Animal captured 13 minutes later.

11:51 a.m. A black Dodge Charger was reported to be driving at a high rate of speed inbound on Main Street. It was stopped at Laurel Street.

11:58 a.m. A resident’s parents found a snapping turtle stuck in the window box on ground level near the foundation of a house on Black Duck Road. Animal control notified.

12:15 p.m. Two vehicles attempted to make turns at Laws Brook Road and Hillside Avenue almost collided. One vehicle started honking at the other.

12:48 p.m. A resident of Potter Street reported vehicles in the road caused his recycling not to be picked up. The vehicles were not believed to be part of the problem and the road was passable. The recycling crew was running behind.

3:07 p.m. A brindle Cairn Terrier, around 30 pounds, was reported missing for an hour from Saw Mill Road. The owner called back to say the dog returned.

4:50 p.m. An intoxicated male on ORNAC was arrested and his vehicle towed.

11:29 p.m. AAA was enroute for a disabled motor vehicle in the left turn lane with its hazard lights on at Main Street and Baker Avenue.

Saturday, June 3

1:30 a.m. A tree on the roadway on Route 2 east near ORNAC will be removed by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

2:08 p.m. The driver of a vehicle stopped on Elm Street needed directions.

6:40 a.m. Skid marks on Walden Street appeared to have been created overnight.

6:42 a.m. An operator was summonsed and the vehicle towed after a motor vehicle stop at Main Street and MacArthur Road.

7:50 a.m. A branch was removed from the roadway on Monument Street.

9:09 a.m. Animal control notified of a turtle sitting in the roadway on Border Road.

10:31 a.m. A small water pipe cover on Old Marlborough Road appeared to be secure and not causing any traffic hazard.

10:40 a.m. A person asked to speak with an officer about an ongoing issue of speeding cars on Elm Street.

12:04 a.m. A female reported striking a deer on ORNAC that ran off from the area.

1:22 p.m. A female on Milford Circle reported her MBTA Pay by Phone app was hacked and her credit card was used to pay for a vehicle that does not belong to her.

2:59 a.m. A caller requested help with a groundhog she trapped on Hunters Ridge Road. Animal control will reach out.

3:24 p.m. Police contacted the owner of a black BMW partially blocking a driveway on Fairhaven Road for several days. He will move the vehicle when he arrives home later in the day.

3:55 p.m. A blonde, white female around 5’8” reported to have thrown food at the employees of 7-Eleven on Main Street was not located in the surrounding area.

7:07 p.m. A vehicle said to be doing donuts in the parking lot of the Residence Inn on Baker Avenue was gone on arrival.

9:37 p.m. A donor left chicken sandwiches from a graduation party at the police station. 

Sunday, June 4

1:05 a.m. Assistance was enroute for a vehicle that ran out of gas on Fitchburg Turnpike.

3:15 a.m. A person was advised to stay out of the bathrooms on Main Street. Building secured.

5:21 a.m. While checking the area of Plainfield Road, an officer found a knife on the beach and entered it into property.

8:55 a.m. Massachusetts State Police dispatched an injured deer on the side of the road on Baker Avenue.

4:55 p.m. A request for help with a motor-vehicle lockout was canceled after a customer at Crosby’s found that another door was unlocked.

4:58 pm. A large dog seen running through a yard on Lexington Road matched the description of a dog missing from Authors Road. Animal control was notified and will follow up.

9:07 p.m. A motorist reported hitting something on Monument Street near Sawmill Brook, possibly a brick, and getting a flat tire. Unable to locate and roadway hazards.

Monday, June 5

7:26 a.m. Cruisers and a fire engine reported to the scene of an accident on Route 2 east near the rotary and Elm Street.

10:47 a.m. The driver of a car had pulled over to send text messages at Concord Turnpike and ORNAC.

11:37 a.m. A resident of Lowell Road requested to speak with animal control on how to eliminate groundhogs from his property.

11:59 a.m. Animal control was notified and will handle a reported abandoned baby deer on a Sudbury Road property.

4:21 p.m. Food donated by Dave’s Hot Chicken was placed in the squad room.

4:46 p.m. A resident on Wright Farm requested help with an unknown rooster in his yard. Animal control will handle.

6:06 p.m. A caller from ALLTown Mobile on Concord Turnpike reported a woman entered his car. No crimes committed.

9:04 p.m. The operators of two vehicles in the rear of a building on Virginia Road were just talking.

9:56 p.m. Two black dogs, possibly German shepherds, reported to be walking down the roadway of Monument Street toward the Carlisle town line were not found. Carlisle police notified.

6:04 a.m. A white pickup truck, reported by Acton police to be on Route 2 east approaching the rotary and driving erratically was stopped at Walden Woods.

8:11 a.m. Police left a voicemail for the owner of a credit card found on the ground at Emerson Umbrella on Stow Street.

1:36 p.m. The manager of Concord Provisions on Thoreau Street reported a DoorDash order was stolen.

3:07 p.m. Pizza donated by the Fenn School was placed in the squad room.

4 p.m. The water department will assess a displaced manhole cover at Minot and Old Bedford roads.

4:32 p.m. A card found on Stow Street was turned in.

6:27 p.m. Vehicles parked in the roadway for over a month at Hayes and North Branch roads were parked legally while work was being done at a residence.

Wednesday, June 7

8:16 a.m. A driver was reported to be watching videos and driving erratically at Monument Street and Monument Square. Area checked with negative findings.

9:16 a.m. The driver of a vehicle parked in the Temple parking lot on Elm Street had pulled aside to rest.

10:33 p.m. A turtle reported to be in the roadway on Old Bedford Road was not found.

10:59 p.m. A watch found at Ripley Field on Meriam Road was turned in.

1:37 p.m. The driver of a National Grid truck parked on a private way was taking a break and moved along.

2:24 p.m. A telephone wire was in the roadway at Old Bedford Road near the Bedford town line. Concord Municipal Light Plant notified after it was moved out of the way.

2:32 p.m. Neighbors of a Williams Road woman whose car was hit while parked in the driveway will check their Ring cameras and call the station if information is found.

3:04 p.m. One of the two red lights at Sudbury Road and Thoreau Street is not working. CMLP notified.

3:34 p.m. Animal control notified about a black bear seen in the Hanscom Woods on Virginia Road.

3:54 p.m. A raccoon that might be sick or injured and kept walking in the roadway on Bedford Road was gone on arrival. Animal control advised.

4:29 p.m. Police notified Emerson Security about a vehicle reported to be blocking two handicapped parking spots in the Emerson Hospital Garage on ORNAC.

4:33 p.m. The commuter rail was held after a report of two parties placing debris on the track. Lincoln police saw two parties too far away to be identified west of Walden Pond in Concord. A stick was removed from the track.

4:53 p.m. The film crew filming on Belknap Street were notified that a resident on Belknap Street complained, reporting they were blocking his driveway. No vehicles were blocking the driveway when police responded.

5:19 p.m. The Westford owner of a wallet found on Walden Street just after Route 2 west picked up his property at the station.

5:33 p.m. A driver reported to be passed out in a silver car with the hazard lights on at Concord Turnpike and Baker Avenue Extension was okay. The vehicle was disabled and was turned on and moved to the Pap Razzi parking lot.

6:45 p.m. A gray cat with a white diamond patch on its chest ran out of its house on Warner Street on June 6 and has yet to return. Animal control notified.

9:36 p.m. A driver who was stopped on Sudbury Road after Sudbury police reported her to be driving erratically on Route 2 east checked OK. She said an oncoming vehicle with high beams on hampered her sight.