Police Log: A Rollover, a Captured Bat and Flying Tomatoes
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 Friday, September 14 to Sunday, September 16.
Friday, September 14
10:12 a.m.: A Barbara Ave. caller reported that she caught a bat in her home the previous night. No one was bitten, and the bat was contained on the caller’s porch. Police contacted the Animal Control Officer.
3:00 p.m.: On Jones Ave., a caller reported that while she was out her grandson trashed three of the rooms in the house and then left the residence. The youth returned home and peace was restored.
7:07 p.m.: A passer by reported a few suspicious duffle bags sitting in the Bank of America parking lot with no cars or people around them. Officers arrived at the parking lot and everything checked out OK.
Saturday, September 15
1:33 a.m.: The operator of a vehicle on Salem Street said something ran out in front of her, causing her to go off the roadway. A fellow motorist helped the other party remove a rock from underneath the vehicle. Mulch was disturbed at a home on Salem Street. Both parties were sent on their way.
4:12 p.m.: A rollover accident was reported on I-93 near Exit 41 in Wilmington. Medflight was notified, but since it was unavailable, a helicopter arrived from Manchester, N.H. The female driver was transported to the landing zone on Ballardvale Street and flown to a Boston hospital.
Sunday, September 16
1:08 a.m.: On Fairview Ave., a caller reported that a vehicle struck a pole in the area and drove away from the scene. The operator of the vehicle was picked up by her parents and the vehicle was towed.
1:49 p.m.: A two-car crash occurred on Park Street with unknown injuries. Police arrived on scene and reported no injuries. The Fire Department continued to the scene to respond and clear the area.
3:48 p.m.: Police assisted a male party retrieve personal property from a Columbia Street home because the female who lives there would not give him the items. Police were unable to make contact with anyone at the residence. Officers requested a tow, confiscated the plates of the caller’s vehicle and issued him a citation for operating after and on a revoked registration.
4:18 p.m.: On Brand Ave. a caller reported her two sons missing. They had not been seen or heard from since the previous morning. The female party called back and said the juveniles were located.
5:54 p.m.: A resident on Foley Farm Road reported that he saw three youths throw tomatoes at his house on Saturday.
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