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Police Log: Picket Line Problems and Larceny

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, October 1 to Tuesday, October 2.

Monday, October 1

1:02 a.m.: A man was walking down Salem Street intoxicated. He was picked up by a friend and brought home for the night.

7:14 a.m.: The Public Buildings Department reported graffiti on the outside of the high school. An officer was notified and responded to the school.

10:32 a.m.: On Federal Street an officer issued a citation for a red light violation and no license in possession. The K-9 was utilized for a narcotics search and a small amount of Class D was located.

2:52 p.m.: A caller reported that a male party was parked in the fire lane outside of Winchester Family Medical Center, possibly intoxicated and drinking. Police returned with a Rhode Island resident in protective custody.

10:52 p.m.: On the ramp of Exit 40 of I-93, a caller reported that she struck a deer and caused damage to a dealership loaner car. She was advised that a log entry was made and asked to contact her insurance company.

Tuesday, October 2

1:12 a.m.: A Washington Ave. caller reported that a party was in his backyard with what appeared to be a night vision type of scope. The party was gone on police arrival, but officers said they would check the area throughout the morning.

1:29 a.m.: Reports came into the station that three trailers at XPEDX on Main Street were damaged.

12:38 p.m.: Michael Costa, 24, of 120 Faulkner Ave., Wilmington, was arrested and charged with larceny over $250 by a single scheme after a resident identified her property that was stolen.

6:59 p.m.: Following a dispute on Olmstead Ave., Timoth Salinas, 46, of 12 Olmstead Ave., Wilmington, was arrested and charged with assault and battery.

10:04 p.m.: A party reported that earlier in the day a sales representative drove through the picket line at XPEDX on Main Street and his car was keyed. The incident occurred at 5:50 p.m. and was discovered at about 6:10 p.m.

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

Ashley Hill October 04, 2012 at 02:09 PM
Looks like XPEDX is spelled wrong for Tues at 1:29. Also getting reports that a driver was arrested for attempting to run over picketers and police just now. Driveway is currently block so no trucks going in or out.
Caleb Slavinsky October 04, 2012 at 09:37 PM
Dangerous driveway /commuter rail should leave gates down @ XPDEX crossing during peak hours; very dangerous. Or is it XPEDEX. !
Ashley Hill October 04, 2012 at 09:44 PM
I'm not sure how you can leave the gates down when there's trucks going in and out all day?
Lennie Malvone October 06, 2012 at 10:48 PM
I have a Question Who is paying for the six Police officers that were on Duty today at the Xpdex or xpedex strike sight. I really hope its the Teamsters. because it is not fair that the residents of Wilmington have their taxes impacted . since grownup on both sides cant act like ADULTS. To the strikers you may have the freedom to drop F bombs like they are going out of style but remember their are children in a number of buisness across the street and they do not have to be exposed to your inability to articulate the spoken word.
Ed Giroux October 09, 2012 at 10:46 AM
Matt can you get an answer for Lennies question above? and one more thought ...wernt these union members just on strike a few yrs ago?I seem to remember this same situation not long ago? what is the problem now ?I know quite a few adults that would love a job!!
Stacie October 09, 2012 at 01:06 PM
I am pretty sure Wilmington tax payers aren't paying for the detail cops, it's the Teamsters
Paul October 09, 2012 at 01:42 PM
I was told that the company is picking up the tab.
Matt Schooley (Editor) October 09, 2012 at 02:34 PM
I'll see what I can find out, Ed. I'm following up on the picket line request today, so when I hopefully speak with police I will ask them that question.

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