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Police Log: Accidents, Arrests and Kids Caught Shoplifting

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

Monday, Feb. 25

8:39 a.m. – Officers responded to a reported motor vehicle accident in the area of Hartwell Avenue and Maguire Road.

9:54 a.m. – Officers investigated a reported motor vehicle accident in the area of Grant and Sherman streets.

1:48 p.m. – A parking complaint regarding construction trucks came in from a Lisbeth Street resident.

2:59 p.m. – Police responded to a report of shoplifting on Mass Ave in which a juvenile was detained at CVS for attempting to steal less than $10 worth of goods. Discipline was handled by the store in the form of a no-trespass notice, the incident report said.

3:59 p.m. – Police responded to a reported theft of building materials in which oak flooring reportedly went missing from an Eaton Road residence under construction sometime between the Thursday and Saturday of the previous week.

10:25 p.m. – Police responded to a reported domestic dispute at Captain Parker Arms.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

12:17 a.m. – A noise complaint came in regarding loud trucks on Waltham Street.

7:09 a.m. – As a result of a motor vehicle stop in the area of Woburn and Lowell streets, Tracy L. Marshall, 43, of 2 Van de Graf Drive, Burlington, was arrested and charged with operating an unregistered, uninsured motor vehicle without a license.

10:23 a.m. –Scott R. McDevitt, 22, of 483 Waltham St., Lexington, Was arrested on an outside warrant. He was picked up at his residence.

1:29 p.m. – Police responded to a report of annoying phone calls on Spring Street.

8:58 p.m. – A Burlington Street resident reported a possible telephone scam. There was no money lost at the time of the call, the incident report said.

8:58 p.m. – A Laconia Street resident reported a suspicious white man in a dark clothes and a ski hat appeared to be casing his home. The responding officers located a man matching the description, who reportedly lived in the neighborhood and was out for a walk with his daughter.

11:22 p.m. – As a result of a motor vehicle stop in the area of Waltham Street and Concord Avenue, Kylee B. Farrington, 19, of 77 Lyman St., Waltham, was arrested on a warrant out of Hudson and subsequently charged with operating a motor vehicle without a license.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

8:49 a.m. – Officers investigated a reported motor vehicle accident in the area of Marrett Road and School Street.

11:04 a.m. – Police responded to a report of graffiti on signs in the area of Shade and Weston streets. The vandalism included the word “Razo” spray-painted on a sign and electrical box at the Shire complex, the incident report said.

11:41 a.m. – A juvenile was caught shoplifting at CVS on Mass Ave. The store issued the juvenile a No Trespass notice, according to the incident report.  

1:38 p.m. – Police responded to a reported breaking-and-entering to a garage on Waltham Street.

7:01 p.m. – An erratic motor vehicle was reported on Marrett Road. 

Thursday, Feb. 28

9:02 a.m. – Police responded to a reported hit-and-run accident on Emerson Gardens Road.

12:42 p.m. – A hit-and-run accident with property damage was reported on Bedford Street.

6:19 p.m. – Police responded to a reported motor vehicle accident involving a deer in the area of Grove and Eldred streets.

6:40 p.m. – A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a motor vehicle on Lincoln Street and transported the Children’s Hospital.

Aron Levy March 02, 2013 at 02:24 PM
A suspicious man out for a walk with his daughter. What a fiend! Gotta love Lexingtonians...
Paul Rubin March 02, 2013 at 02:32 PM
For more on this same topic, please see "The Pedestrian" - a 1951 short story by author Ray Bradbury.
John Anderson March 14, 2013 at 12:17 PM
No one breaks the law like the Lexington Police
Aron Levy March 14, 2013 at 02:28 PM
How did they break the law? Please do tell.

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