Police Log: Sleepy Students and Angry McDonald's Patrons

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

Monday, Sept. 24

7:37 a.m.- A resident of 68 Elm St. reported their child would not get up for school. The responding officer spoke with the child, and determined the child would go to school and that everything was in order. 

12:06 p.m.- Police responded to a call from an Ashby Road reporting that a neighbor's dogs have been barking for hours and would not stop. The responding officer spoke with the owner of the dogs and issued the owner a noise citation.

4:50 p.m.- Police received a report of someone dumping trash in a dumpster behind Bedford Free Public Library. Officers responded, spoke with the person using the dumpster and determined he had been doing work at Bedford High School and was using the receptacle to dispose of garbage from the job.

9:43 p.m.- A motorist reported an injured possum near Shawsheen Cemetery on Shawsheen Road. BPD Animal Control Officer responded and euthanized the possum. The Department of Public Works was notified.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

7:49 a.m.- Police received multiple calls of a motor vehicle crash on Crosby Drive near Burlington Road. The driver was transported to Lahey Clinic and the vehicle was towed. 

12:22 p.m.- Officers responded to a call that there was a person yelling at passersby on Crescent Avenue. The person was described as a skinny white female with brown hair and no teeth. Police searched the area but could not locate the individual. Responding officers spoke with staff at the Edinburgh Center, who reported they had found the woman and that they had the situation under control.

3:18 p.m.- Police received a call from a woman who locked herself out of her vehicle at Middlesex Community College. The responding officer reported he was unable to unlock the vehicle and that he had referred the woman to a tow company.

5:59 p.m.- A cyclist was struck by a vehicle in front of 46 Page Road. Police reported the cyclist was transported to a local hospital.

9:23 p.m.- BPD received a call from the Billerica Police Department reporting an erratic driver heading into Bedford on North Road. Responding officers searched the area but could not locate the vehicle.

9:37 p.m.- A caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked in the parking lot of the soccer field adjacent to Fayette Road. Officers responded, and upon searching the area could not locate the vehicle.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

5:16 a.m.- Police received a call reporting a suspicious person inside the McDonald's at 346 Great Road. The caller reported the person was confrontational and kept asking customers about the opening times of local businesses. Responding officers reported the individual was gone on their arrival. The employees of McDonald's reported everything was fine.





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