Police Log: Solicitors Banned and Hubcaps Stolen

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 Saturday, February 9 to Monday, February 11.

Saturday, February 9

5:44 p.m.: Several vehicles were stuck on Sherwood Road due to it being unplowed. Residents with shovels and snow blowers were attempting to free the vehicles.

7:07 p.m.: On Forest Street, multiple callers reported a group of youths being pulled down the street by a rope attached to the back of an SUV. The vehicle was gone on police arrival.

Sunday, February 10

3:16 a.m.: Police were out with a parked vehicle at Avalon Drive with its interior lights on. Checked OK. The party was private security monitoring the building overnight.

7:44 a.m.: A Moore Street caller reported a verbal argument between two parties in the residence. Police arrested Rodney P. Taylor, 30, of 16 Moore Street, Wilmington, on an outstanding warrant.

12:02 p.m.: Police received a call from Glen Road from a caller who reported his vehicle was struck in the driver's side quarter panel sometime overnight.

7:07 p.m.: Tewksbury Police reported an erratic operator on their South Street heading towards Wilmington line. Officers located the vehicle in Tewksbury, stuck in a snow bank.

Monday, February 11

1:39 p.m.: A Woburn Street caller reported the center caps off car tires were taken sometime over the weekend. Two hubcaps were taken, valued at $385 each.

3:17 p.m.: On Evergreen Drive, a caller reported that her mother gave away her furniture today. She is seeking assistance getting her mother medically evaluated. There was no mental issue, but a dispute between the mother and daughter over who owned the furniture.

3:46 p.m.: Police received numerous complained about Kirby solicitors in the area of Glenview Road. One resident reported that two females walked into the home after ringing the doorbell and would not leave. Lieutenant Joe Desmond decided that the solicitors will have their permits revoked due to the complaints about their tactics. If they are are reported soliciting again, they will be in violation of town bylaws.

8:06 p.m.: Community policing at Town Hall. Kevin MacDonald was escorted out per the request of Board of Selectmen chairman Mike Newhouse.

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

Kevin MacDonald February 14, 2013 at 01:18 PM
Matt, There were four police officers and cruisers at this meeting. Do you think anyone who has had their house ripped off can see the incompetence on this Board and with the police department administration?
CM9 February 14, 2013 at 02:20 PM
I live in Tewksbury and a Kirby lady barged into my house without asking either. It completely caught me off guard and my dog almost got out the door. She played it up as new carpet cleaning service offering a free cleaning. She made no mention of selling a product. Just said we do a free 60 minute cleaning and you provide us some feedback and refer your friends to our company. Then another lady shows up with her boss and all of a sudden it's a big sales pitch on Kirby. $2695 for a vacuum cleaner?! No thank you!
Cynthia Costa February 14, 2013 at 02:37 PM
Too bad they couldn't ban Kevin MacDonald from the Board of Selectmen meetings.
Wilmington Mom February 14, 2013 at 02:56 PM
Lets not stop at the Board meetings... Lets ban him from Wilmington!
Wilmington Mom February 14, 2013 at 02:56 PM
Do I recall someone saying that Kevin has a business here in town?
I love it February 14, 2013 at 04:02 PM
Kevin is the man. Keep it up
concerned February 14, 2013 at 06:36 PM
kevin has the same rights as everyone else
denise February 14, 2013 at 11:54 PM
Yup...i am from Tewksbury too...and the girl was so rude...i didnt open the door, i just yelled thru i was not interested...she kept harrassing me untill i just closed the shade and walked away...then made sure she left my property from the window! Loser!
suzanneP February 15, 2013 at 02:12 AM
I also had a bad experience with the Kirby woman .......she would not leave and was confrontational,rude and argumentive....I did not report it to the police but Im very glad that they have been banned.
Kathy B February 16, 2013 at 05:58 PM
I did call police. The 2 young women (20 something) would not leave my house even after being asked about 6 times. I am glad I was here otherwise my mother would have had to deal with them alone. I actually heard the confrontation and went to tell them to leave. Very rude, I would not give them my business ,ever
Dan Byer February 19, 2013 at 12:23 AM
I wanna know more about these $400 "hubcaps".
fatty arbuckle February 20, 2013 at 06:08 PM
in my best cheech marin impression " they were real nice man with chrome and spinners" " i had them on my big car low to dee ground " " i cruise up and down the boulevard"


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