Young Child Found Wandering Around Barefoot in Cold Temperatures

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

Wilmington Police fielded a variety of calls in recent days.
Wilmington Police fielded a variety of calls in recent days.

The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Wednesday, Jan. 29, to Thursday, Jan. 30.

Wednesday, Jan. 29

At 2:37 a.m. officers found a person on Industrial Way asleep at the wheel. The man checked out OK. He had pulled over to make a phone call and fell asleep.

At 7:20 a.m. dispatch received a 911 call from a Norfolk Ave. resident who reported she believes people are stealing duct tape, lumber, and food from her house and leaving flattened boxes in the yard.

At 9:03 a.m. a 911 open line call was received from Salem Street with a female screaming in the background. It was determined to be a medical issue and she was transported to Lahey Clinic.

At 9:06 p.m. a group of juveniles were seen running from the yard of a Kendall Street home. Officers checked the area and located several recently toppled snowmen in the yard.

Thursday, Jan. 30

At 2:00 a.m. an Evergreen Drive resident reported she found a young child wandering around outside barefoot. She brought the young boy into her apartment because it was 13 degrees outside. The child was returned home after the Fire Department evaluated him.

At 5:55 a.m. police attempted to serve a warrant on Lowell Street. James H. Clancy, 23, of 84 Lowell Street, Wilmington, was arrested on an outstanding warrant.

At 2:25 p.m. a caller reported that his fiancé was bitten by a dog on her left calf on Chestnut Street. The woman went home to Woburn and then called. The Animal Control Officer quarantined the dog because it was not up to date on its vaccines.

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


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