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Man Threatens Resident for Alerting Police About Backyard Fireworks

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 Friday, July 4, to Sunday, July 6.

Friday, July 4

  • At 4:46 a.m. a CVS caller reported suspicious activity of a man who said he left his car running because he lost his keys and had to hotwire his own vehicle.
  • At 6:35 p.m. on Concord Street a white Mazda was in the parking lot with the keys inside and windows down. The vehicle came back stolen out of Wakefield. Officers in Wakefield were notified the vehicle had been located.
  • At 8:53 p.m. police received a complaint about fireworks on Concord Street. Nothing was located. Police received several calls in the ensuing hours for fireworks going off.

Saturday, July 5

  • At 8:09 p.m. an officer was flagged down by a Glen Road resident regarding possible issues with a party harassing the resident.
  • At 9:01 p.m. a Washington Ave. caller reported a man from Stone Street was on their front porch threatening them for filing a complaint of fireworks being set off in the area. Fireworks complaints were fielded by police throughout the night.
  • At 11:21 p.m. a possible car fire was reported on Harnden Street. The vehicle was leaking fluid and smoking, but there was no fire.

Sunday, July 6

  • At 2:31 a.m. a caller reported she was left on the side of the road by her ex-boyfriend. A second 911 call was received from a man who said his ex-girlfriend was pulling on his steering will and made him stop to let her out of the vehicle on Shawsheen Ave.
  • At 2:42 p.m. a Main Street business owner reported that someone attempted to break into the business. He believes it happened overnight but no entry was gained.
  • At 11:37 p.m. a domestic incident was reported on Kiernan Ave. A Wilmington  woman was summonsed for witness intimidation. In addition, Derek J. Koster, 18, of 8 Kiernan Ave., Wilmington, was arrested and charged with witness intimidation.
Cynthia Costa July 13, 2014 at 01:36 PM
The problem with people in this town today is that everyone is calling the cops on their neighbors for things that we let slide years ago; fireworks on the 4th included. You can't sneeze the wrong way without someone calling the cops on you. PLEASE save 911 for the REALLY IMPORTANT emergencies and maybe then we could get along A LITTLE BETTER...
Wilmington sucks July 16, 2014 at 01:54 PM
I completely agree. Stop running to the police every five seconds.

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