Police Log: Skate Park Damage and a Grave Situation
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, August 22 to Friday, August 24.
Wednesday, August 22
9:10 a.m.: An on duty detail officer called over the radio to report a worker on the Burlington Ave. site was stung by a bee and had an allergic reaction. An ambulance was requested to the site.
9:44 a.m.: On Shawsheen Ave., a caller reported that an elderly female hit his mailbox and drove away.
11:12 a.m.: A theft of a solar light was reported from Wildwood Cemetery. Multiple similar incidents have been reported over recent months.
3:15 p.m.: Residents on Grove Ave. reported an overturned canoe on Silver Lake with unknown occupants. There was no emergency, just people who were fishing on baby beach.
Thursday, August 23
8:07 a.m.: Tewksbury Hospital reported a party that walked away from the premises onto a bus, possibly heading towards Wilmington Station. Wilmington Police located the party, and Tewksbury Hospital Police picked up the individual.
4:27 p.m.: On Deming Way, a caller reported a male party walking around the neighborhood soliciting. All checked out. The male party was only making contact with persons that had previously signed a petition.
6:42 p.m.: A caller on Greatneck Drive requested a call from the Animal Control Officer about a coyote that was hanging around her back yard.
9:35 p.m.: Parties at Eastgate Liquors were advised about transporting alcohol to minors in a vehicle.
11:33 p.m.: An anonymous caller reported that people in the skate park behind Shawsheen School were turning over tables. Officers reported that one trash barrel was overturned and that a group denied involvement. Their parents were notified and the youths were picked up.
Friday, August 24
7:12 a.m.: A resident on Dorchester Street reported that several mailboxes on the street were either taken or broken off. There was damage done to four Wilmington homes and one just over the border into Billerica. Police spoke with one resident who said he heard a loud noise at about 1:30 a.m.
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