Police Log: White Powder, Syringes and Who Let the Dogs Out?
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 Monday, August 27 to Tuesday, August 28
Monday, August 27
6:11 a.m.: Medical aid was requested on Marion Street and a small bag of white powder was confiscated.
7:04 a.m.: On Ballardvale Ave., a caller reported that steel racks were taken from his business at some point over the weekend.
10:44 a.m.: A driver on Ballardvale Ave. reported that while at a red light on Rt. 125 a truck took a wide turn and hit her drivers side mirror, removing it. The truck then continued on and did not stop.
12:19 p.m.: Walking into the station, a party reported that a masonry plaque saying "Proud to be a Mason" was knocked over and found nearby a loved one's grave at Wildwood Cemetery. An 18 inch flag with pole was taken, the third one in three years as well.
2:15 p.m.: Police received a call about a party who stopped in the middle of Cunningham Street and let two dogs out of the vehicle. The Animal Control Officer went to the house of the party's parents, who live nearby. They reported that the son slowed down for two dogs, but they are not his.
5:25 p.m.: On Main Street at Oakwood Drive, a pedestrian retrieved eight syringes from the ground and returned them to the station for disposal.
Tuesday, August 28
8:58 a.m.: While on her way to work, a caller allegedly received a phone call from her sister stating that she was throwing all of her stuff away.
5:48 p.m.: An Adams Street caller said that while his son was playing in the driveway a small blue vehicle operated by a white male pulled up slowly and got out of the vehicle.
8:34 p.m.: While walking her dogs in the area of Shriners Auditorium, a caller said the animals took off. State police located both dogs a short time after and returned them home.
11:14 p.m.: A Wilmington man was summonsed on Main Street for operating a motor vehicle without a license and lights violation.
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