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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.

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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