Police Log: An Arrest Made After Assault and Battery Outside the ER
The following information was provided by the Concord Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Friday, Nov. 9
12:45 a.m. – A 911 cell phone call came in from a female patient at Concord Health Care who was complaining about stomach pain. Police spoke with a nurse, who confirmed the patient was treated.
1:01 a.m. – As a result of a motor vehicle stop in the area of Walden Street and Concord Turnpike, a Waltham man received a summons for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and marked lanes violation.
8:11 a.m. – A Lexington Road resident reported finding a small terrier in her backyard.
10:35 a.m. – An abandoned 911 call came in from Peabody Middle School. On the callback, police spoke with a woman who said the call was accidental from the office.
11:32 a.m. – Police responded to a report of construction vehicles blocking the roadway on Southfield Road. The responding officer found two vehicles parked on Southfield, and left a message with the owner to be moved.
2:53 p.m. – A Martha’s Point Road resident reported his dog was bitten by another dog while walking the morning in the area. The man said the other dog was not leashed at the time of the incident.
3:16 p.m. – Emerson Hospital security reported an assault in the parking lot on Nine Acre Corner, from a man who reportedly fled on foot. Police located the suspect on Main Street, and requested an ambulance for a female victim, who refused medical attention. Richard G. O’Connor, 32, of 76 West Ayer St., Methuen, was arrested and charged with simple assault and battery, malicious destruction of property valued over $250 and intimidating a witness.
4:08 p.m. – A man came into the station to report losing his temporary license plat from New Hampshire earlier in the day. The man said he works in Concord, and believes he lost them in town. He requested the incident be logged in case he gets stopped over the weekend.
4:20 p.m. – Police responded to a report that the traffic signal at routes and 2 and 126 were not working properly, but found that they were cycling properly.
7:07 p.m. – An Elsinore Street resident reported young teenagers were ringing her doorbell and then running away. Police checked the area but were unable to locate them.
9:11 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, resulting in the theft of a laptop. The caller, a Laurel Street resident, said she was unsure whether the alleged theft occurred in Concord or Bedford.
11:43 p.m. – A Cambridge man called to report losing a trumpet and shoulder bag-style case somewhere around Concord Crossing earlier in the day. The approximate value was $1,000.