Wildwood School Access Card Stolen, Vehicle Strikes Pole Near Middle School

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 9, to Sunday, May 11.

Friday, May 9

  • At 11:10 a.m. a caller on St. Paul Street reported a possum in her trash barrel. The woman was advised to contact pest control, or tip the barrel over.
  • At 7:16 p.m. an anonymous caller reported a woman leaving Market Basket and entering a vehicle with two car-seat aged children. The caller believed the woman left them in the vehicle while she was in the store. Police spoke to the woman who said she was only at the Red Box outside of the store and had eyes on the car and her children the entire time.
  • At 7:47 p.m. a resident reported that a vehicle hit a pole in the area of Wilmington Middle School and drove off through the grass and left the scene. Police found that the pole was leaning. An officer went to the vehicle owner’s residence, but they were not home.

Saturday, May 10

  • At 3:45 a.m. a man on Lowell Street requested police to his home because there are a few females who refuse to leave. The officer who responded to the scene asked for an ambulance to evaluate the man for a possibly broken hand sustained punching a wall. Peace was restored and the woman left for the night.
  • At 6:34 a.m. a caller reported seeing a man hop the fence of the high school construction site and leave in a green pick up truck. The caller said the man placed an orange and red hose in the bed of the truck. The vehicle was gone on police arrival.
  • At 12:52 p.m. on Fiorenza Drive a neighbor thought he saw a woman’s car the previous night occupied by a man and woman. The car was previously reported stolen and the neighbor thought the thief could have been casing the residence.

Sunday, May 11

  • At 3:34 a.m. a manager at CVS reported that a man who stole earlier in the week has returned to the store. The parties were issued no trespass orders and will make restitution.
  • At 1:59 p.m. a Boutwell Street caller reported his son came and physically removed his young daughter from the residence.
  • At 4:51 p.m. a caller from Wildwood Street School reported her swipe card to gain access was stolen out of her vehicle the previous night at her home.


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