Police Log: Scrap Metal Snatched and a Prescription Taken
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 Wednesday, Thursday 22 to Sunday, November 25.
Monday, November 26
8:08 a.m.: From Everest Metals on Andover Street, a caller reported that sometime between Wednesday after 3 p.m. and this morning, someone took four 55-gallon tubs full of magnesium scrap.
9:05 a.m.: A two-car crash happened at the corner of Lowell and West Street. The parties pulled into Mobil on the Run.
11:15 a.m.: On Main Street, a caller claimed that sometime last Tuesday his prescription was stolen from his unlocked vehicle while he was at work.
12:36 p.m.: Police attempted to serve a harassment prevention order to a resident on Gunderson Road. No one was home during the two attempts to serve.
1:03 p.m.: A caller on Chestnut Street reported that sometime overnight her rock wall was damaged. There was front lawn damage and officers followed the trail of debris to a Fernbanks Road home. Contact was made with AAA who reported that the vehicle was towed to an address in Tewksbury. The vehicle's owner was issued a criminal application for speed greater than reasonable and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle crash.
5:20 p.m.: Seven syringes were located on the Richmond Street bridge and returned to the station.
10:55 p.m.: Parties were out by the dumpster at Public Buildings on Church Street. Checked OK. The men were taking scrap metal from the dumpster and said they had permission.
Tuesday, November 27
8:39 a.m.: A Chestnut Street caller requested extra traffic patrols in the area in the morning and afternoon due to vehicles speeding and the amount of accidents that have occurred.
9:33 a.m.: The Animal Control Officer was at a home on Muse Ave. to see if the owner still has chickens on the property.
11:03 a.m.: About 10 tires, a chair, and cut up lumber were dumped on the railroad access way between xpedx and Butters Row.
1:31 p.m.: A resident reported that a flower box was taken from her husband's headstone about a week ago.
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