Police Logs for Tuesday, July 3 and Wednesday, July 4
The following information was supplied by the Concord Police Dept. Please note that arrests but do not indicate conviction.
On Tuesday, July 3, Concord Police arrested a man from Hyde Park for driving with a revoked license. Late Tuesday night and throughout Wednesday night, police dealt with a number of complaints about illegal fireworks displays. Some proved to be legal shows from nearby towns, other claims of illegal displays went unfounded.
Tuesday, July 3
6:21 a.m. Police responded to a call on Route 2. A resident driving a Chevy van informed police he had been rear-ended and that the car who hit him left the scene. Concord Police recorded the minor damage to the car and instructed the resident to go to the State Police to report the incident.
7:24 p.m. ARREST - Leonardo Lopez, 28, of Hyde Park, for operating a motor vehicle after his license had been revoked. Lopez was brought into custody and his vehicle was towed.
9:26 p.m. Police received multiple calls about fireworks being set off in the area around Florio Drive. When police responded it was proven that the fireworks display was in fact a legal show from another town.
Wednesday, July 4
11:58 a.m. Police headed to Varick Street after being called about 10-15 individuals swimming in the nearby pond, a Town Bylaw Violation. The people there were informed by the officer of the bylaw and cleared the scene without incident.
8:59 p.m. Another call came to police about a possible unlicensed fireworks display again around Florio Drive. Officer arrived on scene and acknowledged that display was a legal show from the nearby town of Lincoln.
9:37 p.m. A call came into Concord Police to check out an illegal fireworks display on Bradford Street. An officer responded but by the time he got there, no evidence of firework were evident.