Police Log: Four Days of Cop Logs, Including Grinchlike Activity

The following information was provided by the Concord Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Monday, Dec. 17

12:37 a.m. – Police investigated a reported hit-and-run accident in the Papa Razzi parking lot on Elm Street.

10:22 a.m. – A 911 hang-up came in from the Nashoba Brook School on Strawberry Hill Road, but a detective on-scene for a safety training confirmed the call was accidental by a student.

11:24 a.m. – A Sarah Way resident called to complain about an ongoing problem with a loose-running beagle in the neighborhood.

11:50 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the area of Stone Rood Lane and Powder Mill Road. Officers spoke with the son of the driver, who indicated his mother was a appraiser doing appraisals in the area.

12:10 p.m. – Property managers called to report the illegal dumping of about 30 motor vehicle tires behind the West Concord Plaza buildings three days earlier.

5:33 p.m. – An Abbott Lane resident called to report an ongoing concern about a small dog being left out in the cold on Abbott Lane.

7:15 p.m. – State Police relayed some possible suspicious activity in which a motor vehicle parked on the shoulder of Route 2 west prior to Sudbury Road and a woman jumped out and ran west. Patrols checked the area but found nothing out of the ordinary, the incident report said.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

8:33 a.m. – A Stow woman called to complain about the aggressive driving of a gold-colored Acura on Lexington Road, which passed her in a No Passing Zone and allegedly struck her vehicle, causing “little to no damage” while stopped at a stop sign near Bypass Road. The woman called back to report there was no damage to her vehicle, and said she would not be notifying her insurance company, the incident report said.

10:01 a.m. – As a result of a motor vehicle stop in the area of Main Street and Concord Turnpike, a Concord man received a summons for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

11:19 a.m. – A Concord man called to report his wife was involved in a pedestrian accident near La Provence on Thoreau Street in which a silver Lexus driven by a blonde female struck his wife and then left the area without stopping.

5:35 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a suspicious white van following a school bus in the area of Mitchell and Powder Mill roads. Police checked the area, but the vehicle was gone on arrival, the incident report said.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

9:57 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a large piece of metal in the roadway on Route 2 near the Concord Rotary. MassHighway was notified.

11:54 a.m. – A New York woman called to request a welfare check on her 84-year-old mother, who was reportedly visiting her brother in Concord. The caller said she does not get along with her brother, and he was refusing to let her talk to her mom. Police made contact with the woman, who checked OK, and was given the message to call her daughter, the incident report said.

3:14 p.m. – Police responded to a reported incident in which a taxi driver was refusing to give a Bedford Street resident his luggage, but the problem was resolved prior to the officers’ arrival.

9:13 p.m. – A Concord man reported a late model Audi zipped by him at a high rate of speed on Sudbury Road heading toward Nine Acre Corner. Police checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

Thursday, Dec. 20

1:11 a.m. – MCI Concord called to report a large dog with a harness was observed near the power plant on the Elm Street property.

8:10 a.m. – The prison called back to report the large dog, believed to be a Great Dane, was still at-large on the property near the power plant off Elm Place.

12:06 p.m. – Police responded to a report of missing outdoor Christmas decorations on Southfield Road.

3:23 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a box truck driving down Main Street with its back door open. Officers checked the area, but the vehicle was gone on arrival.

3:48 p.m. – A CCHS student from Carlisle reported $12 was stolen from his wallet on Monday, Dec. 17.

5:34 p.m. – A call came in from Blue Dry Goods on Walden Street reporting that a man, possibly in his early 60s, came into the store and tried to steal some items about 20 minutes earlier.

5:38 p.m. – A Main Street resident reported that his Christmas decorations were stolen from the front of his house between 1:30 and 5:30 p.m. that day. Reported missing was a 4-foot-tall female caroler figurine.

5:52 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a missing UPS package that was reportedly delivered to a Crabtree Road residence on Monday, Dec. 17.

10:13 p.m. – Police responded to a report of an erratic motor vehicle that allegedly struck a bush on Concord Road in Bedford before heading toward town.


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