Excerpts from the Public Safety Logs. Please note, arrests are made based on probable cause but do not determine guilt or innocence until proven in court.
Monday February 4, 2013
A caller from Davis Road reported that someone, who claimed to be from the US Treasury, told her that she won $250,000. He offered to mail her a check in exchange for a CVS gift card. The woman passed all the information onto the police.
4:13pm MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Hale Middle School requested an ambulance for a young girl with low blood pressure. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. An ambulance transported the girl to the hospital.
Tuesday February 5, 2013
A caller from Pompositticut Street reported heavy smoke in the area. The Fire Department responded. Nothing was found.
1:09pm ASSIST CITIZEN
A caller from Farm Road reported that two men came to her home the night before and claimed to be from Verizon. The Police checked the individual’s information and they were approved solicitors. All was OK.
A caller from Gleasondale Road reported smoke in the woods behind his home. The Police and Fire Department responded. Nothing was found.
A caller on Maple Street reported that a nearby vacant home appeared to be flooding. The Police and Fire Department responded. The home was flooding. The water and electricity were shut off.
A caller reported that his elderly mother had been receiving calls from individuals claiming to be from the Lottery. When the caller contacted the number provided, the person threatened him. The information was filed.
A caller from Gleasondale Road reported that his home was broken into. The Police responded. Everything appeared to be in order. A report was filed.
Wednesday February 6, 2013
A caller near Butternut Golf Course reported that she saw a group on the course, shooting geese. The Police responded. The Police advised her that it was still goose hunting season and as long as they had the proper permit, they were allowed to be there. The woman was concerned about the time because she was at the bus stop with her children.
A caller from Gleasondale Road reported that when she honked her horn at some hunters on a nearby property, the men approached her. The Police responded. The hunters had permission to be on that property. All were advised.
11:33am ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT
The Highway Department reported that a blue truck ran through a red light and almost hit a school bus. The Police responded to check the area.
12:02pm ASSIST OTHER AGENCY
The Bolton Police requested assistance with locating two men in a silver car who may have been involved in a breaking and entering. The Stow Police responded to check the area.
A caller on Sudbury Road reported that a horse was running down the road. The owner was trying to catch it. The Police responded.
8:38pm SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
A caller reported that her daughter received a call from someone telling her that her computer had a virus. The caller was concerned. The information was logged.
Thursday February 7, 2013
A walk-in requested to speak with an officer regarding his mother. She had received multiple calls from someone claiming to be from the Lottery who wanted to collect money from her. The walk-in requested assistance with rectifying the situation. An officer advised the man.
A caller from Warren Road reported that his washing machine was leaking. The Police and Fire Department responded. The Property manager was contacted.
A caller near Hale Middle School reported that a silver van drove up toward the school but never came back. The Police responded. Nothing was found.
Friday February 8, 2013
10:06am MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Wedgewood Road requested an ambulance for a woman with a fever. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. An ambulance transported the woman to the hospital.
10:14am ASSIST CITIZEN
A caller from Plantation Apartments reported that she was concerned about her and her neighbor’s safety because of the storm. The Police advised the caller. A representative from the Council on Aging contacted the woman for reassurance.
A caller from Hale Road reported that a carbon monoxide detector went off. The Fire Department responded to check the home. The carbon monoxide levels were zero. All was OK.
A caller reported that people were ice-skating on Lake Boon. The Police responded. A father and daughter were skating. The man reported that he grew up on the lake and was very familiar with the conditions of the ice.
5:16pm BY-LAW VIOLATION
An officer advised a plow driver regarding the rules of plowing snow across the road.
6:24pm SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
A caller from Canterbury Road reported hearing gunshots. The Police responded. Someone in Boxboro had set off fireworks.
8:10pm SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
A caller from Pine Point Road reported that a snowmobile went into the Lake. The person involved was not injured. The snowmobile was still in the Lake and the caller was concerned about the environmental issues. The Fire Department and Environmental Police were contacted.
9:04pm ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT
A caller on Gleasondale Road reported that as he was plowing, he helped a truck that was stuck. He believed the driver had been drinking. The Police responded. The driver was located and spoken to. He had been harassing the plow drivers in the area. The man was escorted home.
Saturday February 9, 2013
The Highway Department reported a smell of natural gas on Red Acre Road. The Fire Department responded. The odor was coming from a home in the area. The homeowners stated that odor had been there for a few months and NSTAR had already been contacted about the situation.
11:37am MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Evelyn Road requested an ambulance for a woman who had difficulty breathing. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. An ambulance transported the woman to the hospital.
A caller on Red Acre Road reported that a plow truck was on fire. The Fire Department responded. The fire was safely extinguished.
Sunday February 10, 2013
10:26pm MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Robert Road requested an ambulance for a toddler who had difficulty breathing. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. After a thorough examination, no further medical attention was needed.
10:46pm MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Treaty Elm Lane requested an ambulance for a man with a diabetic emergency. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. After a thorough examination, the man refused further medical attention.