Police Log: Carnival Drug Theft and Multiple OUIs
The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log. Where charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Tuesday, July 3 to Thursday, July 5.
Tuesday, July 3
10:36 a.m.: The manager of Rite Aid reported vandalism that occurred to the building at some point overnight. Police determined that the damage was done at some point after 8 p.m.
10:40 a.m.: On Chestnut Street a caller reported that the window on their vehicle was smashed and several items were taken at some point in the overnight hours.
10:46 a.m.: Police took photos of a vehicle on Park Street that was damaged at some point in the overnight hours.
12:06 p.m.: Market Basket manager reported a male party took items and left the area in his vehicle. Employees said they will make a copy of the security tape for officers. Police located the vehicle in question at Rite Aid and arrested Wayne H. Francis, 35, of 5 Brentwood Ave. in Wilmington, for shoplifting by asportation.
4:08 p.m.: Dispatch received a 911 hang up, and when calling back a mother said there was an unwanted male in her McDonald Road house who left on foot wit her daughter. Officers spoke to the calling party and checked the area in an attempt to serve a no trespass order to the male, but they were unable to locate him at the time.
7:52 p.m.: A female party had prescription medication taken from her backpack in the area of the carnival.
10:15 p.m.: A caller on Evergreen Drive said she could hear a male and female arguing for the last hour. The incident seemed to be escalating and the caller said there was a lot of banging. Both parties told police they just arrived home and were not arguing, and they appeared to be intoxicated.
Wednesday, July 4
1:16 a.m.: Wilmington Police assisted Tewksbury officers with a report of a large fight in progress on Young Street in Tewksbury.
1:46 a.m.: Police responded to a suspicious vehicle behind Radio Shack. A male party was in the dumpster retrieving a garbage bag that was full of new merchandise. The property owner responded to the store and took control of the items. She said the items may have been discarded but she wanted to check with the regional manager.
2:43 a.m.: A caller reported an erratic driver who was traveling on Main Street from Tewksbury. The vehicle pulled into Cumberland Farms and the driver passed out behind the wheel. Glen R. Salvaggio, 39, of 15 Congress Street in Wilmington, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of liquor, second offense, negligent operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation.
10:29 a.m.: Police received a call from a woman who said her pocketbook was stolen from the area of the carnival last night. She described it as an older tan pocketbook with two brass rings. The caller was told to contact the Fourth of July Committee to see if anyone turned a pocketbook in.
7:41 p.m.: An officer was flagged down on Main Street where a party reported four or five youths in a Ford Explorer drinking alcohol. The vehicle was gone on arrival, and police were unable to locate it when they checked the area.
11:22 p.m.: Father on Amherst Road reported that his 15-year-old daughter ran away with her boyfriend, possibly headed towards the Mishuwan train station. Woburn Police were notified and the female's information was entered into the system.
Thursday, July 5
8:10 a.m.: Four vehicles on Marrietta Ave. were egged during the night. Residents asked for extra patrols during the evening shifts.
9:58 a.m.: A motorist reported that she was held against her will in Burlington. Rosemarie A. Cloutier, 63, of 11 Lowell Road, Apt. 114 in North Reading, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor.
1:11 p.m.: On Middlesex Ave., an employee reported that an intoxicated patient just left on a bicycle. Police were unable to locate the man.
10:11 p.m.: A driver on Glen Road was cited for speed and a child under the age of five years old not secured in a car seat. The child was secured following the traffic stop.
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