Police Log: Prank Calls and a Possible Coyote Crash
The following information was provided by the Concord Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Wednesday, Nov. 7
5:02 a.m. – A caller reported observing a dark-colored Mercedes strike a coyote or dog on Main Street, by Valley Sports. The caller also said the driver was possibly intoxicated since he didn’t stop after striking the animal, and was alternating between slow and fast speeds. An officer stopped the vehicle in question on Route 2 and Walden Street, and the operator checked OK. Police also checked the area of the alleged accident, and found no animal in the area.
8:59 a.m. – The clerk at the Route 2 Mobil reported receiving five prank calls within the past 15 minutes.
11:30 a.m. – An Elsinore Street resident came into the station to report her son lost a set of car keys at an unknown location. The keys were described as having a black rope and possibly a bottle opener on them.
12:40 p.m. – A Partridge Lane resident reported her Golden Retriever dog had gone missing at 11:15 a.m. that morning.
2:46 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a large branch hanging over the roadway on Sudbury Road, just before Route 117. The Highway Department was advised and would respond.
3:18 p.m. – A Sudbury Road resident reported receiving a suspicious call claiming he won the Lottery overseas. No personal information was exchanged, and the man just wanted the incident logged, the incident report said.
11:58 p.m. – Police responded to a 911 call reporting a motor vehicle crashed into a utility pole in the area of Barretts Mill Road and Assabet Avenue. The vehicle was towed and one male occupant was transported to CPD, the incident report said.