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Police Log: Assault and Battery and a New Year's Brawl

The following information was supplied by the Wilmington Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following is an excerpt from the Wilmington Police log from Sunday, December 30, to Tuesday, January 1.

Sunday, December 30

12:06 a.m.: A snow plow operator struck a gas line on the building at Frito Lay on Ballardvale Street.

4:47 p.m.: On Grace Drive, a resident reported their neighbor is constantly putting their recycling out early and it is causing a traffic issue blowing around in the area. Police spoke to the homeowner and advised them of the issue.

Monday, December 31

1:53 a.m.: A Woburn Street caller reported a Ford truck in the tension pond in the area. Upon arrival a tow truck had already pulled the truck out of the water, but he wanted the incident logged. 

6:00 p.m.: A Main Street caller reported that her cell phone is missing or stolen.

6:56 p.m.: A caller requested a well-being check on a family member and their children who left her home out of town about 30 minutes ago and not yet called to check in after receiving threatening voicemails from another relative. Jason J. Brown, 26, of 2113 Evergreen Drive, Wilmington, was arrested and charged with assault and battery.

Tuesday, January 1

2:30 a.m.: Seven or eight teenagers were fighting in the road on Revere Ave. The Fire Department was notified and responded. A resident involved in the incident declined comment. An 18-year-old Wilmington man was taken into protective custody.

6:09 a.m.: An Avalon Drive resident called to report that her 21-year-old daughter has not returned from a night out in Boston. The woman went with a friend to Boston, but they became separated. The mother called back to report that she received a phone call indicating that her daughter was in the hospital.

9:51 a.m.: A caller stated that numerous Alice Ave. mailboxes were knocked down or stolen in the area, including hers. Several of the mailboxes were placed in the woods. The street sign for Alice Ave. was damaged and bent, and the street sign for Cambridge is completely missing.

11:06 a.m.: An employee on Jonspin Road reported numerous parties in the area videotaping the building. Spoke to security. They were advised that the group in question are birdwatchers. They will be asked to leave if they come onto the property.

1:19 p.m.: Police received a call from a parent who went through her daughter’s cell phone and said there is a text detailing a plan to “rob the house.” She wanted to speak to an officer.

11:05 p.m.: The sister of a female party on Evergreen Drive is concerned that someone may have broken into the home and taken prescription pills. Several windows were left unlocked and the homeowner was advised to secure the apartment.

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

Patch-n-Batch January 05, 2013 at 05:54 PM
Who calls the fire department to break up a fight? How many trucks and personel were dispatched to break up a school yard fight? Ridiculous...
Matt Schooley January 05, 2013 at 07:58 PM
Just for clarification, it seemed to me that the Fire Department was called for an injury on one of the involved parties.

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