Concord Police Log, July 13-18

July 27, 2023

Thursday, July 13

5:12 a.m. A stolen vehicle last seen in Medford was left running in a field at Lexington and Old Bedford Roads.

5:12 a.m. Multiple vehicles were burglarized at multiple residences on Walden Street.

5:12 a.m. A Concord Housing Authority staff member dropped off a purse found on the side of the road near the driveway to Walden Street.

7:04 a.m. A caller believed he lost his wallet at the Rotary Gulf the previous day around 2 p.m.

8:24 a.m. Two vehicles were reported stolen on Lexington Road. One was found in a driveway, unsecured with the keys inside and no damage.

8:24 a.m. Two motor vehicles at a residence on Hubbard Street were broken into over the night. Loose cash was taken.

10:43 a.m. Corporate Chefs on Baker Avenue reported that someone broke in and made food in the cafeteria overnight.

12:29 p.m. Following a motor vehicle crash near Sudbury Road and Thoreau Street, one vehicle was towed and a motorist transported to Concord Greene.

12:36 p.m. Road rage incident reported near Nathan Pratt Drive. Unable to locate.

5:12 p.m. Police assisted with shutting a garage door on Haywood Mill Circle.

5:36 p.m. Two SUVs were gone on arrival after a reported rear-end collision at Lexington Road and Cambridge Turnpike.

5:58 p.m. The owner of a license found on Lang Street retrieved his property at the station.

6:03 p.m. A person on Strawberry Hill Road was concerned because someone passed him without giving a four-foot distance.

7:12 p.m. Several people assisted in pushing a disabled vehicle in the rotary on Route 2 into the Gulf station. AAA enroute.

10:05 p.m. A group of people walking into Walden Pond moved along after being advised on pond closing times.

Friday, July 14

1:39 a.m. A motorist was resting in a vehicle on Monument Street.

6:14 a.m. Staff at Corporate Chefs on Baker Avenue reported that someone was in the kitchen around 11 p.m. the day before and they have video footage.

7:32 a.m. Public Works notified about a tree down blocking the Bruce Freeman Rail Trail between Commonwealth Avenue and Old Marlboro Road.

8:33 a.m. Animal control notified after a walker on the Old Rifle Range Trail was knocked over by an unleashed dog.

10:02 a.m. An automated call from an iPhone reported a motor vehicle crash on Route 2 near Sudbury Road. Minor in nature; State Police to handle.

11:23 a.m. Officers were unable to open a vehicle with keys locked inside at the Beede Center on Walden Street. Operator to obtain another key.

11:56 a.m. A dog running down Thoreau Street, that appeared to be scared from the thunderstorm, was dropped off at the station. Animal control contacted the owner who picked the dog up.

2:44 p.m. Minor two-car crash in the rotary. State Police not available.

3:48 p.m. A search for a vehicle that sent an automated vehicle crash indicator on Silver Hill Road was negative.

3:57 p.m. A caller from Wilson Road reported an employee of a mosquito company struck their mailbox.

4:10 p.m. Motor vehicle crash on Main Street. Vehicle towed.

7:29 p.m. Two males on bikes in the parking lot on Beharrell Street attempted to break into a locked vehicle. No damage or theft.

Saturday, July 15

12:51 a.m. A motorist in a vehicle on Elm Street was resting after work.

4:25 a.m. Flashing red lights on Domino Drive were from a tow truck that left its lights on.

9:27 a.m. Fraudulent package received on South Meadow Ridge.

10:34 a.m. Concord Municipal Light Plant cleared a downed communications line at High Street and Laws Brook Road.

12:33 p.m. A motorist traveling inbound on Walden Street from Route 2 reported an older white male with white hair and a scraggly white beard shoved his bicycle in front of the motor vehicle, causing the operator to perform an evasive maneuver into the opposite lane.

12:40 p.m. The owner of a van parked at the margin of the adjoining property refused to move it after a neighbor complained. Garage was not blocked; civil matter only.

2:14 p.m. Officers assisted with a car seat installation on Walden Street.

4:55 p.m. Public works will handle a downed road sign at Old Marlboro and MacArthur Roads.

5:54 p.m. A loose French bulldog was running around the area. The dog lives on Derby Street and animal control will notify the owner that the dog got out.

7:03 p.m. An unlocked vehicle was entered on Sudbury Road during the day. Things were tossed around and nothing was stolen.

8:43 p.m. Police assisted with a motor-vehicle lockout on Independence Road.

10:18 p.m. Three vehicles responded to a vehicle parked in the North Bridge parking lot with its lights on. Occupants were watching a movie and moved along without issue.

12:09 p.m. A resident of Hawthorne Lane asked to speak with an officer with some general questions.

1:36 a.m.  A vehicle at All Town Mobile on Concord Turnpike ran out of gas. AAA enroute.

1:42 a.m. A resident of Old Mill Road reported an unknown party banging on the front door and ringing the doorbell multiple times. After checking, police will monitor overnight.

8:03 a.m. Police coned off a limb on Main Street after they could not remove it.

10:51 a.m. The owner of a credit card found on October Farm on Balls Hill Road will pick it up.

1:27 p.m. The power went out on Isaac Davis, College and Annursnac Hill Roads. CMLP removed a tree.

4:01 p.m. A bicycle was stolen from the Woods Hill Table parking lot on Border Drive.

6:41 p.m. Officers did not find a tree reported as down on Walden Street near Route 2.

7:02 p.m. The burglar alarm at Cumberland Farms on Thoreau Street activated after a customer opened the door to get gas. The keyholder locked the building.

Monday, July 17

2:40 a.m. CMLP removed a tree hanging on the wires near Strawberry Hill Road and Finigan Way that caused a power outage.

2:42 a.m. Public Works moved a tree off Old Marlboro Road.

9:31 a.m. Illegal dumping was reported on Sudbury Road. Trash had been thrown in the dumpster by a cleaning company working in one of the offices.

11:03 a.m. The owner of By Hand Cleaners on Sudbury Road reported a non-customer parked in front of the establishment for over 20 minutes. Gone on arrival.

11:28 a.m. The owner of a gray BMW reported to be traveling at a high rate of speed through the center of town was advised of the complaint.

11:43 a.m. A resident of Sudbury Road reported his property was damaged when a vehicle veered into the yard while he was away, sometime around July 4.

11:46 a.m. A tow was enroute for a disabled motor vehicle on Sudbury Road.

11:53 a.m. A minor motor-vehicle crash in the parking lot of West Concord Plaza on Main Street. No damage.

12:29 p.m. Verbal dispute between Lyft driver and passenger on Concord Turnpike. The parties were separated and on their way.

4:13 p.m. A motor vehicle battery was removed from the roadway at Route 2 east and Main Street.

4:28 p.m. A past hit and run on Conant Street was reported.

5 p.m. A past hit and run against a mailbox was reported on Main Street. The involved vehicle was missing the front amber light.

5:29 p.m. A resident of Beharrell Street reported her purse was stolen during the day.

6:07 p.m. A disabled motor vehicle on Main Street had a tow enroute.

Tuesday, July 18

12:24 a.m. Two motorists in the parking lot on Walden Street stopped to have a conversation.

1:35 a.m. People in a motor vehicle parked in a lot on Stow Street were on their way after they had a conversation.

4:02 a.m. The driver of a sedan going from house to house looking through trash bins on Commonwealth Avenue was collecting cans.

8 a.m. A caller reported a red Toyota Corolla driving erratically on Main Street from Route 2. Unable to locate.

8:15 a.m. Car 8 located a lost wallet on Elsinore Street. The owner retrieved it.

8:51 a.m. An older model truck pulled into the Papa Razzi lot on Elm Street. The operator walked with a backpack toward the woods. Three cars responded. The vehicle was gone on arrival.

9:09 a.m. A motor vehicle collision with no injury at Barnes Hill and Lowell roads. Both parties stated they were stopped at the stop sign.

11:40 a.m. Officers assisted a motorist whose trailer popped off the hitch at Lowell Road and Liberty Street.

1:20 p.m. Police and public works searched the area after a turtle was reported to be in the roadway on Old Pickard Road.

2:10 p.m. Officers did not locate a large white and brown dog reported to be in the roadway on Route 62 near Abbott Lane.

2:53 p.m. A vehicle struck in a parking lot on Baker Avenue Extension recorded video of the impact.

4:04 p.m. “Stop Jet Expansion at Hanscom” lawn signs were stolen from Lowell Road. 

4:19 p.m. Animal control notified about an injured owl in the middle of the road on Lowell Road.

4:50 p.m. A caller reported that someone maliciously broke a glass door on Caterina Heights back in May.

4:55 p.m. Animal control notified about a sick raccoon on a children’s swing set in a yard on Pope Road.

5:04 p.m. A motorist reported a verbal altercation with a cyclist at Lowell and Barretts Mill road. The unidentified cyclist stated the motorist ran her off the road and she was going to report him. The motorist was advised on the laws regarding bicycles on the roadway.

5:26 p.m. Car 7 removed a tree limb on the roadway on Old Marlboro Road.

5:36 p.m. A caller reported she sent money via Cash App to a friend to purchase an item and the friend has blocked her.

5:48 p.m. Train gates on Belknap Street were stuck down for ten minutes. Boston West Tower advised. Gates went up on arrival.

6:31 p.m. Train gates on Belknap Street were again stuck down. Keolis was on scene attempting to find and repair the issue.

10:43 p.m. A red Toyota Camry said to be “all over the road” on Sudbury Road from Route 2 could not be located.

1:04 p.m. Concord Public Works removed a tree down on Sudbury Road between Thoreau and Main streets that was blocking one lane of travel.

7:28 a.m. Laws Brook Road from Hillside Avenue to Hill Street was closed while the tree department removed a tree that was downed after a single-car crash. The car was towed and the operator received a written warning.

8:14 a.m. Motor vehicle crash on Fitchburg Turnpike and Sudbury Road involving a motor vehicle and a motorcycle.

9:22 a.m. A car owned by a worker at Walden Street School on Everett Street was moved after a complaint.

9:41 p.m. A verbal dispute between a passerby and the operator of a vehicle reported to be driving erratically on Varick Street was cleared. The vehicle was legally parked in a handicap spot.

10:16 a.m. Officers assisted with a car seat installation on Walden Street.

10:37 a.m. A vehicle reported to be driving at excessive speeds that pulled into oncoming traffic before cutting over the lines to make the left at 330 Baker Avenue was gone on arrival.

11:51 a.m. CMLP will report after a truck snagged communication lines at Butternut Circle and Bedford Street.

11:58 a.m. A resident of Elm Street reported bank and food stamp fraud.

1:57 p.m. Police saw one truck parked off the roadway on Old Stow Road following a complaint about multiple construction vehicles parked and reducing visibility for traffic. No hazard.

6:02 p.m. The sharps bin in the station lobby was full. Police accepted sharps that could not be disposed of.

6:40 p.m. A cyclist called 911 to report a BMW with New Hampshire plates passed him too closely on Virginia Road. The call dropped several times.

7:04 p.m. A car blocking a resident’s access to her garage on Main Street was moved momentarily. Caller to follow up with the courts.

10:05 p.m. A group of adults walking to Walden Pond was advised the grounds were closed. They left the area.