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OMGPD: Fleeing Burglar Cornered & Gun Found in Wall of Convicted Murderer's Former Home

Our weekly compilation of some of the more unusual police reports from around the Boston area. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Armored and Erratic?

Police in Concord received a call last week reporting an armored truck was swerving all over the roadway along Route 62 in West Concord. http://patch.com/A-xhDP

 

We've Heard of Howling at the Moon But Never This

Concord Police last week received a call from a Maynard man who reported a black lab jumped into his vehicle during a thunderstorm. http://patch.com/A-xkhV

 

If these walls could talk ...

... they might reveal how a gun and ammo ended up hidden behind them. The new owners of a long-vacant home in Wayland were doing some remodeling when they pulled down a wall and found a gun, ammo and gun oil in a military ammunition box hanging from a hidden rafter. As it turns out, the home was once occupied by a man convicted in a 1990 murder: http://patch.com/A-xkqG

 

This one sounds like the plotline for a Rizzoli & Isles episode

A couple accused of burglaries. A car chase. One of the alleged burglars, a Waltham man, escapes and flees. Residents, K-9 police units and air cover are called in. Said alleged burglar is cornered behind a washing machine by a former Tewksbury Board of Selectmen candidate: http://patch.com/A-xgNG

 

Who, me?

A Newton man is charged with pulling a number of fire alarm boxes near Washington Street: http://patch.com/A-xd5B

 

I just stopped by to say 'Hi'

A Watertown woman faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol after she allegedly caused a disturbance on Springfield Street. A resident reported that a woman was at her door and refused to go away: http://patch.com/A-xh8Y

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