Police Log: Multi-Vehicle Crash and a Found Firearm

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 Monday, January 7, to Tuesday, January 8.

Monday, January 7

8:54 a.m.: A vehicle went through a bus stop while the bus had its flashers on and also crossed the yellow line. Police will follow up.

9:28 a.m.: Police received a report of a deceased coyote in the area of Andover Street. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the animal.

9:36 a.m.: A bag of syringes was found on Federal Street by a Reading Municipal Light crew.

9:14 p.m.: Crash was reported on I-93 South with a vehicle on its roof on the median. The Fire Department was en route to the scene and State Police notified. Several vehicles were involved in separate areas.

Tuesday, January 8

6:36 a.m.: North Reading Police requested assistance of a K-9 Unit for a suspect on the tracks. All clear as North Reading Police had the suspect in custody.

9:40 a.m.: An ex-employee on Industrial Way made threats to current employees the previous night.

11:06 a.m.: Inside Market Basket, a customer was fighting with the manager. Police returned with Andrew J. Girard, 17, of 10A Dadant Drive, Wilmington, with shoplifting greater than $100 by asportation.

11:57 a.m.: On State Street, a resident found a firearm while cleaning his house. An office returned to the station with an older handgun and one box of ammunition.

2:43 p.m.: A walk-in party reported a possible past breaking and entering to her Birchwood Street home and multiple threats made to her.

8:32 p.m.: An Avalon Drive caller was bitten by another resident's dog, but declined medical treatment. Police called Avalon Oaks to receive a list of dogs registered at the facility. She will be checking her records and calling the station with any information and the Animal Control Officer will follow up.

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


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