By Kristen Kerouac
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 April 21, 2014
The Boston Terminal Air Control reported that an aircraft flying approximately 3 miles North West of the Minuteman Airfield had a large fire. The Boxboro Fire Department was notified and responded.
12:42pm SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
A caller from Red Acre Road reported that two young men walked onto her property and when she asked if they needed something they responded “No, we are just walking around.” The Police responded to check the area. No one was located.
A caller on Ministers Way reported a brush fire. The Police and Fire responded. A fire was located and safely extinguished.
3:38pm ASSIST CITIZEN
A caller from Baldwin Drive reported that she received a phone call from a man who asked her if she wanted to buy prescription medication. An officer advised the woman.
Tuesday April 22, 2014
11:48am ASSIST CITIZEN
A caller requested to speak with an officer regarding someone taking money from his accounts. An officer advised the individual. A report was filed.
A caller from Harvard Road reported that her neighbor was trying to put out a fire with a hose. She was concerned. The Police and Fire responded. A permitted fire got out of control. It was safely extinguished.
6:44pm ASSIST CITIZEN
A caller from Catherine Circle reported that his computer had been hacked. An officer advised the individual.
The Fire Department responded to an illegal burn at the cemetery. The fire was safely extinguished.
Wednesday April 23, 2014
8:39am ASSIST CITIZEN
A caller at the Delaney Project reported that a woman fell off a horse. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. The woman reported that she was not injured and landed on her feet. No services were required.
A caller from Peabody Drive reported that she heard gun shots. The Police responded. A nearby resident was having trees removed. A tool that shoots a harness into the tree was being used.
5:12pm ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT
Multiple callers on State Road reported that a large tree was on the wires. The Police responded. Hudson Light and Power and the Highway Department was notified and responded.
A caller from Orchard Drive reported that a neighbor’s dog had been barking for over an hour. The Police contacted the dogs’ owner. The dog was brought inside.
Thursday April 24, 2014
11:35am SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
A caller from Randall Road reported that a male and female were going door to door. The Police responded. No one was located.
1:45pm ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT
A caller from Crescent Street reported that a tree fell in the road. The Police responded. The Highway Department was notified and responded.
3:36pm ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT
A caller on Taylor Road reported that a tree fell and took down some wires. The Police responded. Hudson Light and Power and the Highway Department was notified and responded.
5:54pm ASSIST OTHER AGENCY
Hudson Light and Power requested that the Police close Boon Road so wires that had been taken down by a tree could be worked on. The Police responded. The road was temporarily closed.
Friday April 25, 2014
12:03am ASSIST OTHER AGENCY
The Maynard Police reported that they received a tip about a drug and alcohol party going on at the Assabet Wildlife Refuge. When the Maynard Police responded, kids fled the area. The Stow Police responded. The area was searched and cleared.
12:56pm MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Cricket Court requested an ambulance for a man who choked on a piece of ham. He was breathing but something was still stuck in his throat. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. An ambulance transported the man to the hospital.
1:18pm MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Hickory Lane requested an ambulance for a woman who collapsed and was unconscious. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. The ambulance transported the woman to the hospital.
A caller from Pine Point Road reported that a landscaping company had been using a leaf blower on and off during the day. The caller wondered if the police could ask them to stop for the night. The Police responded. The landscapers were spoken to and agreed to stop for the night.
Saturday April 26, 2014
12:00am ASSIST CITIZEN
A caller from Marlboro Road requested to speak with an officer regarding an issue with a family member. An officer advised the caller.
10:50pm ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT
A caller on Hudson Road reported that there was a mattress in the road. The Police responded. The mattress was moved to the side of the road. The Highway Department was notified.
Sunday April 27, 2014
A caller from Hudson Road reported that a mattress, on the side of the road, was on fire. The Police and Fire responded. The fire was safely extinguished. The Highway Department was notified again to remove the mattress.