Police Log: A 'Lost' Vehicle and Rent Issues Erupt
The following information from April 2 to April 5 was provided by the Lexington Police Department. An arrest not indicate a conviction.
Monday, April 2
7:35 a.m. – Police responded to a domestic dispute on Reed Street.
7:56 a.m. – A suspicious motor vehicle was reported on Philip Road.
5:38 p.m. – Bowman School officials reported spotting a suspicious vehicle in the area for the second time that day, but that it drove away when the principal attempted to speak with the driver. Police tracked down the vehicle, and the driver said he was in the area for an appointment.
8:34 p.m. – A Pine Knoll Road resident reported cashing a check for someone else and it came back insufficient funds. The incident reportedly happened two years ago.
9:16 p.m. – Suspicious activity was reported on Middleby Road.
11 p.m. – Following a motor vehicle stop on Mass Ave., George Tzokos, 43, of 111 Stowecroft Road, Arlington, was arrested on charges of operating under the influence of liquor, leaving the scene of property damage, failure to stop for police, marked lanes violation, operating after his license was suspended, and warrants from Lawrence for possession of a Class B substance and Brookline for operating under the influence of drugs. According to the police report, a patrol officer witnessed Tzokos’ vehicle strike a road sign on Mass Ave and followed the vehicle, attempting to pull it over, but the driver wouldn’t stop until Mass Ave and Oak Street.
Tuesday, April 3
8:39 a.m. – David E. Harrison, 22, of 44 Paul Revere Road, Lexington, was arrested on two Lexington warrants for breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, malicious destruction and larceny, and breaking and entering to a motor vehicle, larceny and credit card fraud. Harrison was also arrested in 2008 for these crimes, which happened in 2008, according to a spokesman for the Lexington Police Department. It’s unclear why the warrants were issued in this case, police said.
1:28 p.m. – A Revere Street resident reported an unauthorized transfer of more than $25,000 from an overseas account to a bank in Hong Kong.
1:36 p.m. – As a result of a traffic stop in the area of Adams and North streets, the operator and passenger of the vehicle were issued civil citations for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana.
Wednesday, April 4
12:39 a.m. – Police responded to a landlord-tenant dispute on Marrett Road in which the landlord was upset that the tenant was paying with a check when he wanted cash.
7:19 a.m. – Officers were called to Countryside Village to assist the Housing Authority to prevent a breach of the peace during the termination of an employee. There were no problems, according to the police report.
1:38 p.m. – Police assisted a woman looking for her “lost” motor vehicle on Mass Ave. The vehicle was parked a little further up the street from the fire hydrant the woman thought was her landmark, according to the police report.
5:15 p.m. – A suspicious person was reported on Ballard Terrace.
11:10 p.m. – A noise complaint came in from Pitcairn Place.
Thursday, April 5
4 a.m. – A noise complaint came in from Waltham Street regarding a large truck idling.
7:38 a.m. – Officers investigated a motor vehicle accident in the area of Mass Ave and Edison Way.
10:22 a.m. – A John Poulter Road resident reported a possible fraud regarding Internet purchase for a cell phone bought overseas.
11:01 a.m. – Police assisted with a motor vehicle lockout on Mass Ave.
2:29 p.m. – A Buckman Drive resident reported receiving annoying phone calls.
8:44 p.m. – Officers investigated a motor vehicle accident in the area of Lowell and East streets.
11:42 p.m. – A caller reported driving on Bedford Street by Carol Lane when her car was struck by a water balloon.
11:45 p.m. – Officers investigated a motor vehicle accident on East Emerson Road.