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Home Break-In, Phone Scam With False Family Emergency Reported

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

Lexington Police Department
Lexington Police Department

Thursday, January 16-

At 11:51 p.m. there was a noise complaint for loud music on Tower Road.


Friday, January 17-

At 8:13 a.m. there was a report of a loose running small black dog on Webb Street.

At 11:34 a.m. there was a report of threat from a Minuteman Technical School caller. A student had posted a Facebook status that made people uncomfortable. Police spoke to the student who said it was not a threat and that they were just venting frustration.

At 10:30 p.m. there was a noise complaint on Marrett Road.

 

Saturday, January 18-

At 8:33 a.m. there was a report of a missing juvenile from a Lowell Street caller. The youth was found and returned home.

At 11:37 a.m. there was a report of a breaking and entering of a home on Lowell Street. The home is vacant and a family member who checks the house monthly reported that on Jan. 9 he discovered someone had entered the home by forcing open a basement door. Someone had been stealing copper from house since the break in. 

At 4:11 p.m. there was a report of a branch on an electrical wire on Cedar Street.

At 4:47 p.m. there was a report of an erratic driver on Bedford Street.

At 8:12 p.m. there was a report of fraud on Woburn Street. Resident reported receiving a phone call from someone who claimed to be his grandson and who said he was in jail out of state and needed $7,000 for bail. The resident wired the money to the caller before realizing it was a scam. 

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