Police Log: Vandalism at Ristuccia and Cash Taken From a Car
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 29 to Thursday, August 30.
Wednesday, August 29
1:29 a.m.: It appeared to police that a vehicle struck a tree on the island in the Ristuccia Arena parking lot.
1:33 a.m.: A vehicle in the Ristuccia parking lot has three holes in the windshield from a pellet gun.
9:55 a.m.: Charlie's State Inspection Services on Andover Street reported larceny of metal from the business during the overnight hours.
11:30 a.m.: On Bancroft Street, a resident reported a telephone scam. She received a phone call from a party acting as her grandson stating he needed $2,200 wire transferred to him. No bank account or personal information was given to the man, and the reporting party did not transfer any money.
3:03 p.m.: Police spoke with the manager at Ristuccia Arena to follow up on the previous calls. He was unaware of a tree being knocked over, but was going to check the security tapes to see if he could locate the vehicle responsible. He will also contact the Bruins organization to find out if damage to their vehicle was old or new.
3:54 p.m.: Cash was taken from inside of a locked vehicle on Main Street.
6:15 p.m.: A North Street resident reported that sometime within the previous hour a bicycle was stolen from their front lawn. The resident is not the owner of the BMX style bike, and the bike's owner was told to come to the station to file a report. The bike was located a short time later.
Thursday, August 30
6:53 a.m.: An erratic operator was spotted on Chestnut Street driving all over the road and crossing the center line. The driver was given a verbal warning for marked lanes violation. The party was also removed from the vehicle for a well-being check, and the company they work for was contacted about the incident.
7:09 a.m.: The lower hanging traffic light on Shawsheen Ave. has been turned, giving a false direction to traffic.
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