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 July 7, 2014
A caller reported that someone stole the license plate off his utility trailer. The incident was logged.
A walk-in reported that she found a Dremel tool on the side of Harvard Road. The tool was secured at the station.
A walk-in reported he lost his phone some time ago. He read in last week’s paper that a phone was located. An officer confirmed the individual’s identity and the phone was returned.
A caller from Boxboro Road reported that someone broke into his car and took his Tablet. The information was logged.
Tuesday July 8, 2014
5:42am MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Great Road requested an ambulance for a girl who had swelling around her lips and eyes. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. The ambulance transported the patient to the hospital.
5:39pm ASSIST CITIZEN
A walk-in reported that she was driving with her family member but decided she did not want him in the car anymore. An officer advised the individual. Peace was restored.
A caller at the town beach reported that he locked the keys in a running car with his infant inside. The Police responded. The doors were unlocked. The baby was unharmed.
A caller reported that she was at Shaw’s when she put her wallet down for a moment. When she turned back, the wallet was gone. She did not see anyone take it. The information was logged.
10:05pm ASSIST OTHER AGENCY
The Bolton Police requested assistance with locating a man wearing nothing but his ‘birthday suit.’ Although he was not celebrating his actual birthday until the fall, the man decided to walk around on Sugar Road. The Stow Police responded to check the area. The man was not located.
10:23pm SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
A caller from Maguire Lane reported that a suspicious car had been parked in the area for a while. The Police responded. The driver was waiting for a friend.
Wednesday July 9, 2014
5:58am WELL-BEING CHECK
A caller reported that a woman wearing her pajamas was walking on State Road. The Police responded to check the area. The woman was located. She was walking off a disagreement with her family member. All was OK.
9:57am SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
A caller from Kerrington Way reported that a black SUV was parked in the bushes. The Police responded. The car was located parked off the road. The driver was doing a job on Harvard Road and wanted to park out of the way. All was OK.
A walk-in complained about local bicyclists in town. He feels that most of them do not obey the traffic laws. An officer advised the man.
A caller reported that she lost a blue Coach wallet at Shaw’s. The information was logged.
Thursday July 10, 2014
9:55am MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Stow Brook Gulf reported that an employee had been badly burned. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. The ambulance transported the individual to the hospital.
A walk-in reported seeing smoke near Pompositticut Street. The Police responded. A cooking/camp fire was located and under control.
Friday July 11, 2014
12:20pm MEDICAL EMERGENCY
A caller from Heritage Lane requested an ambulance for a young teen that was stung by a bee. He was allergic. The Police and Fire/Rescue responded. The ambulance transported the teen to the hospital.
Saturday July 12, 2014
An officer was flagged down on Barton Road because a resident’s kayak was missing. The kayak was located in the lake a few houses down. It was believed that the kayak drifted away.
6:24pm SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY
The Maynard Police reported that a 911 caller saw a red pick-up truck, driving very fast, with a woman duct taped and screaming for help in the passenger seat. The Stow Police responded to check the area. The vehicle was not located.
Several callers from Maple Street reported hearing gunshots or fireworks in the area. The Police responded to check the area. Nothing was found.
A caller from Randall Road reported hearing fireworks. The Police responded to check the area. Nothing was found.
Sunday July 13, 2014
A caller from Shelburne Farms reported that they found a bike on their property. They felt that it might have been a stolen bike that was reported last week. The Police responded to pick up the bike.
1:33pm ASSIST CITIZEN
The beach pass collector reported that someone on a motorized bicycle was racing around the area. The Police responded to check the area. No one was located.
A caller reported smoke on Brandymeade Circle. The Fire Department responded. A smoldering mulch pile was located and wetted down. All was OK.
5:00pm ROAD SAFETY COMPLAINT
A caller from Barton Road reported that a car was blocking the road. The Police responded. A resident was having a gathering. Some of the cars moved to a better location.