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Police Log: A Suspected Overdose and Stolen Mailboxes

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  log from Friday, August 24 to Sunday, August 26.

Friday, August 24

3:02 p.m.: On Cedarcrest Road, a resident reported that an Android phone worth about $300 was stolen.

6:07 p.m.: Mass Bay Commuter Rail reported a male party walking on the tracks towards the center. Officers could not locate the man upon their arrival.

11:09 p.m.: An anonymous caller on Molloy Road reported a group of kids playing hockey in the area and they were being loud. The youths were advised and ended playing for the night.

11:37 p.m.: State Police reported a male party screaming into the phone before the 911 call ended. Wilmington officers reported a male party on Taft Road semi-responsive. The man was transported to Winchester Hospital after a suspected drug overdose.

Saturday, August 25

1:17 a.m.: A Nashua, N.H., woman was summonsed for subsequent offense of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.

9:00 a.m.: According to a reporting party, someone was on the roof at Simards Roast Beef the previous night and cut the power to the building. No damage was done, the switch was just turned off. An employee will contact the station when he is able to retrieve the surveillance video.

11:39 a.m.: On Dorchester Street, a caller reported that sometime the previous day his mailbox was taken. A 20-year-old Tewksbury man was summonsed for larceny over $250.

1:22 p.m.: A Grove Terrace caller reported that two youths attempted to break into their neighbor's shed. A 16-year-old juvenile was arrested for attempting to commit a crime and an 18-year-old Wilmington man was summonsed on the same charge.

Sunday, August 26

2:37 a.m.: Police arrested Kimberly A. Chambers, 32, of 13 Brassie Way in North Reading, on an outstanding warrant. Jeremy C. Pepper, 27, of 201 Water Street in Saugus was also arrested on an outstanding warrant.

10:58 a.m.: More mailboxes were taken from Dorchester and Hopkins Streets. The same 20-year-old Tewksbury male was again summonsed for larceny over $250.

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

Mario Marchese August 28, 2012 at 10:37 AM
What's with the 20 yr old from Tewksbury and mailboxes? So is he now on strike two?
Pat Calvoni August 28, 2012 at 11:50 AM
Someone ripped mine out Sunday night on Carolyn Road
Stacie August 28, 2012 at 01:05 PM
Thank you Matt for giving us these police reports, it's my understanding that Wilmington has had at least 5 drug over doses in 5 days and one person has died.
Barbara Pappas August 28, 2012 at 06:09 PM
That's scary... it means not only are there possibly more people doing drugs, but that there may be a more potent or harmful additive in the batches of drugs out there.
Joe m August 28, 2012 at 11:34 PM
From what i hear,mailboxes are a gateway theft to bird baths.
Kevin MacDonald August 29, 2012 at 01:23 AM
The seniors at Deming Way would like to have the curbs leading to walkways turned into handicapped accessible ramps. They are having a difficult time stepping up onto the walkway. We will see if this takes the big time Housing authority forever to address.
Steve H August 29, 2012 at 02:14 AM
Kevin what does your comments have to do with a police log, is that what you promised them to get them to join your appeal. Maybe you should stay on topic
Stacie August 29, 2012 at 01:50 PM
Kevin, we are using formula funding with DHCD to have repair work done at Deming Way. It's been my wish for 3 yrs to have the entire place repaved and the sidewalks done. Unfortunately lack of money is the problem; feel free to fundraise for us for make a nice contribution by repaving for us!
Kevin Mac August 29, 2012 at 03:50 PM
Only Kevin could turn a serious drug issue into sidewalk talk. Why don't you appeall that article.
Natalie D August 30, 2012 at 06:33 AM
...and garden gnomes. But seriously, Mailboxes are expensive & I believe tampering with one is a federal offense.

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