Police Log: Alleged Hit and Run Leads to OUI Arrest

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 Wednesday, March 27, to Thursday, March 28.

Wednesday, March 27

12:58 a.m.: Walking into the station, a resident reported that he had a verbal altercation with his girlfriend and she took his cell phone. The involved party was at the reporting resident's home, and police restored the peace and returned his cell phone.

6:59 a.m.: Following an incident on Parker and Adams Street, police located an involved vehicle in a driveway on Fairfield Road. The operator was summonsed for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failing to stop or yield.

2:02 p.m: Police recovered stolen property at about 1:30 p.m. in Everett and the owners identified the property, which was four car rims and tires. Luis Sanchez, 30, of 1 Kilby Street, Woburn, was arrested and charged with larceny over $250.

6:00 p.m.: North Reading Police requested an officer to Shady Lane Drive regarding a past hit and run. The vehicle in the driveway does have rear driver's side damage and some gold paint transfer. The resident was advised to contact North Reading Police directly.

6:46 p.m.: An anonymous caller reported that Ashwood Ave. residents were using a BB gun in the back yard. The residents were made aware of the town bylaw.

9:18 p.m.: A hit and run occurred on Glen Road, and was currently traveling past the high school. Officers stopped and arrested Lendon R. Jennings, 52, of 418 Main Street, Apt. 3, Wilmington, and charged him with operating under the influence of liquor second offense and leaving the scene of property damage.

Thursday, March 28

11:54 a.m.: Calling from Research Drive, an employee reported that someone emptied all of their scrap metal from the dumpster overnight.

4:19 p.m.: Transit Police reported a group of youths on the tracks under the bridge at the Richmond Street bridge. Smoke and fire on the tracks were reported by an officer. A small tree appeared to have been lit on fire by matches, but police did not come across anyone on the tracks.

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


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