Mailbox Blown Up on Grace Drive, Grandmother Receives Fraudulent Call Asking for Money

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

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The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Wednesday, May 14, to Thursday, May 15.

Wednesday, May 14

  • At 2:39 a.m. a Grace Drive resident reported that a vehicle was speeding down the street five to ten minutes ago and possibly threw something at her home. Police found that the mailbox on a Grace Drive home has been blown up.
  • At 10:41 a.m. a woman on Burlington Ave. said she received a phone call supposedly from her grandson stating he was in jail in New York City and needed a credit card number for bail. The resident did not have the caller ID information, but wanted the incident logged.
  • At 3:20 p.m. on Main Street a Wilmington man, 44, was summonsed for violating an abuse prevention order.
  • At 7:52 p.m. a Wilmington Plaza employee reported that a suspicious male customer left the store after making a purchase. He was walking around the parking lot and appeared to be looking into motor vehicles.

Thursday, May 15

  • At 12:42 a.m. a walk-in party reported a domestic incident between him and his son which got physical. Police restored peace. The father left for the night and will be seeking a restraining order in the morning.
  • At 12:48 a.m. an anonymous caller reported there are six people behind a Salem Street home playing basketball and being too loud. Police spoke to the resident, who will be taking activity inside for the night.


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