Caller Demands Money, Threatens Harm to Resident's Family

The following information was taken from the Wilmington Police Department logs. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Wilmington Police fielded a variety of calls in recent days.
Wilmington Police fielded a variety of calls in recent days.
The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Monday, Jan. 27, to Tuesday, Jan. 28.

Monday, Jan. 27

At 6:51 a.m. a walk-in party reported a hit and run accident that occurred at Ristuccia Arena. The vehicle involved was a red station wagon, but no plate was given.

At 9:19 a.m. a Stonehedge Drive caller reported receiving a call from a male party who demanded $2,000 or her brother would be harmed. Police confirmed this was a phone scam after speaking to the reporting party’s brother in Springfield.

At 2:26 p.m. a one-car crash was reported on Main Street. A vehicle struck a Verizon pole and there appeared to be damage done.

At 4:24 p.m. a Broad Street resident called reporting his 19-year-old stepson is out of control, punching walls and yelling.

At 5:28 p.m. a motor vehicle hit and run was reported on Main Street. The woman reported that she was rear ended in traffic by a medium or large dark grey or silver SUV.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

At 7:47 a.m. an employee from a group home reported that two youths left the home and were possibly in the vicinity of Woburn Street School. The employee called back and said the youths returned to the home under the influence, but no police assistance was requested.

At 5:58 p.m. an Agostino Drive resident called 911 to request assistance for her daughter, who was choking on an object. While on the phone, the caller said her daughter was OK and the ambulance was cancelled.

At 11:33 p.m. police attempted to serve an immediate threat form from the RMV. Officers were unable to serve due to the party being in the hospital. The family of the resident was notified.

For questions about this blotter, email wilmington@patch.com.


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