Police Log: A Stolen Plow and Security Camera Suspicion
The following information was supplied by the Wilmington Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Tuesday, December 25, to Thursday, December 27.
Tuesday, December 25
4:32 a.m.: A husky mix dog was laying on the side of the road on West Street at the Reading line. A passerby said it’s been there for some time. The caller said he fed the animal. Police have not received any calls from residents reporting the animal missing.
5:24 a.m.: At Windsor Place, a female in her 90s fell and the staff was unable to pick her up. Medics were called from Wilmington and the woman was transported to the hospital.
8:00 a.m.: In Reading, a Summer Ave. caller reported that she has a Siberian Husky that went missing last night at about 11 p.m. She was advised of the earlier report from 4:30 a.m. A security guard from Argix called to report that the dog was at his location and the owner went to retrieve the animal.
11:21 p.m.: A car crashed into a rock wall on West Street. The driver was cited for speed greater than reasonable.
Wednesday, December 26
7:21 a.m.: Calling from Main Street, a resident reported a suspicious party in the area with a black hooded sweatshirt wearing a mask. The party was gone on arrival, but officers spoke with someone who said it is a facemask commonly used by motorcyclists to keep their face warm.
9:02 a.m.: A caller on Main Street reported that sometime between Tuesday and today a plow was stolen off of a pickup truck at the location.
5:00 p.m.: Police received a call from a female party who reported that her purse is missing and she’s unsure if it is lost or stolen. She was unable to located the purse at Lucci’s Supermarket. The purse was eventually located, turned into the station and the woman retrieved it.
Thursday, December 27
12:47 a.m.: Residents on Pouliot Place reported a winter parking ban violation with two vehicles parked on the street in front of the home.
4:49 a.m.: A resident on Fairmeadow Road reported a loud bang in her back yard and two of her security cameras are no longer working. Police checked with area and found nothing unusual. The caller told police that the cameras appeared to be covered with snow and she was concerned someone was trying to gain access. Police said they would check the area throughout the morning.
7:42 a.m.: Some of the storm drains on the bridge at Lowell Street were not draining and water began to back up in the area.
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