Police Log: Stolen Sink and a Break In
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 Wednesday, June 6 to Thursday, June 7.
Wednesday, June 6
1:03 a.m.: On Richmond Street, a large dead opossum was laying in the westbound lane.
1:47 a.m.: Officers were on Everett street looking for a person dressed all in black that ran behind a building in the area. Units cleared the area after finding nothing, but officers kept an eye on the area the rest of the night.
1:47 a.m.: An alarm went off at Winchester Family Medical Center on Salem Street and a K-9 unit responded to the building. A security guard said he saw someone walk into the building with gloves on but did not see anyone come back out yet. Police found the person who entered the building, and it was a cleaner.
9:33 a.m.: On Main Street, a business owner reported that a 72-inch stainless steel sink was stolen from outside. The value of the sink is $1,200.
12:31 p.m.: A Ballardvale Street caller said she came back from the path at the end of Research Drive and saw a male in the parking lot with an open flame. She told him to put it out and he threatened to have her arrested. Officers spoke with both parties, and both were satisfied with the response.
4:28 p.m.: A female resident came to the station to report that she came home to Oakwood Road and it appeared her home was broken into. The woman was told to return to the property to meet with an officer at the scene.
5:30 p.m.: On Evergreen Drive, a mother reported that her daughter was being harassed by two girls from Wilmington Middle School.
11:29 p.m.: State Police called in a two-car crash with unknown injuries. One of the drivers complained of whiplash and remained in the vehicle. A second person broke the windshield with his head. Patriot Ambulance arrived at the scene.
Thursday, June 7
8:24 a.m.: A Salem Street caller reported that a City of Malden dump truck was all over the road on Route 62. The driver pulled into a parking lot in the area, and the driver was transported to the Registry of Motor Vehicles to address his license status. If he did not resolve the issue, he was set to be summonsed.
12:27 p.m.: A truck on Belmont Ave. pulled wires off of a resident's home. Verizon was notified of the issue.
3:27 p.m.: State Police said they received seven 911 calls from a cell phone on Park Street. Officers spoke to a landscaper who said the phone was in his pocket and there was no emergency.
4:00 p.m.: Police received a call about a male on the North Intermediate School basketball court who was drinking alcohol. Police checked the area and a possible address for the man, but were unable to locate him.
6:16 p.m.: On Salem Street, a caller reported that a grey Mitsubishi drove down the access road next to his house. Police confiscated some class D drugs and a grinder and two residents were cited for marijuana possession.
9:16 p.m.: An erratic operator was spotted on Main Street near Market Basket. The driver was stopped on Nichols Street and given a field sobriety test. Helen R. Mastroianni, 54, of 8 Colonial Drive, Billerica, was arrested for operating under the influence of liquor, second offense, marked lanes violation and resisting arrest.
11:51 a.m.: A Boutwell Street caller reported her two sons were in a physical altercation and one of them threw a propane tank through a window. The resident said one of the men might be walking to Lahey Clinic in Burlington with an injured face. There was no sign of the other involved man in the area. Police located the man and transported him to the station to wait for a ride. He requested a Fire Department evaluation for some facial lacerations, and was eventually released to the female who called the incident in.
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