Teenagers Summonsed for Purchasing Liquor, Man Charged With Assault and Battery

The following information was taken from the Wilmington Police Department logs. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

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The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Friday, May 23, to Sunday, May 25.

Friday, May 23

  • At 9:01 a.m. an employee from the construction company in charge of the high school construction reported copper stolen from the area.
  • At 9:15 a.m. vandalism was reported at a plot in the Wildwood Street cemetery garage.
  • At 11:03 a.m. an officer discovered graffiti on one of the lifeguard chairs on Burnap Street.
  • At 12:26 p.m. a Pineridge Road caller reported about 300 pounds of copper tubing was taken sometime overnight.
  • At 9:21 p.m. police were called to Wilmington Plaza Wine and Spirits on Main Street with underage parties attempting to pick up liquor. A 16-year-old juvenile was summonsed with person under 21 years old procuring liquor and possession of liquor for a person under 21 years old. A 16-year-old and a 17-year-old were also charged with person under 21 years old possessing liquor. Each was picked up by their parents.
  • At 9:59 p.m. a domestic incident was reported on Middlesex Ave. A 16-year-old juvenile was summonsed for assault and battery. Michael Burns, 42, of 443 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, was arrested on an outstanding warrant and on a charge of assault and battery.

Saturday, May 24

  • At 8:11 a.m. a caller on Lawrence Street reported that his mailbox was damaged sometime overnight. An officer determined the damage appeared to be done by force and not by a vehicle.
  • At 5:37 p.m. three people trespassed from the area of Shawsheen School near the skate park. A small amount of marijuana was found in their vehicle and destroyed. 

Sunday, May 25

  • At 12:14 a.m. an Ohio Street resident told police there was a loud party in the area and possibly a fight in the street. About 30 people ran into the woods behind houses on Vermont Street. One driver in the area was given a field sobriety test, which they passed. Most people were accounted for and peace was restored.
  • At 2:25 a.m. medical aid was required in a motor vehicle on Woburn Street, and the Fire Department responded to the scene. A Middleton woman was summonsed for leaving the scene of property damage and marked lanes violation, and an immediate threat was filed. This incident occurred just minutes after a report that it appeared a vehicle drove off of Woburn Street and struck a retaining wall, causing minor damage.
  • At 4:37 p.m. a Rite Aid employee reported that a man came into the store, stole an item and then went back into the store attempting to return the item. When the employee refused to return the item, the man left the area.


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