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Police Log: An Attempted Jewelry Heist, Tree Branch Blasts Passing Vehicle

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

Saturday, Nov. 24

12:10 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a disabled motor vehicle in the area of the Town House on Monument Square. The responding officer reported the vehicle was parked there with a flat tire.

3:20 a.m. – An employee from Crosby’s Mobil reported a visibly intoxicated man left the gas station about three minutes prior in a light blue Honda hybrid heading west on Route 2.

 5:58 a.m. – A call came in from American Alarm reporting a kitchen door alarm at Debra’s Natural Gourmet on Commonwealth Avenue. The responding officer found an unsecure door there and checked the interior, finding nothing.

7:19 a.m. – An employee from the Concord Post Office walked into the station to report a black vehicle operated by a female on a cell phone failed to stop at the Stop sign on Pine Street the previous day.

9:25 a.m. – A Concord woman called 911 to report a restraining order violation against her ex-boyfriend, who came within 100 yards of her going to the Starbucks at the corner of Sudbury Road and Thoreau Street. Police contacted the ex-boyfriend, an Acton resident, who stated he had just been in the lot and would come into the station. Joseph Edwin Conroy, 57, of 119 Hosmer St., Acton, was arrested and charged with violation of an abuse prevention order.

10:18 a.m. – Multiple 911 calls came in reporting a tree fell on Barretts Mill Road, striking a passing vehicle. Police arrived to find the vehicle had left the area, but a large branch was leaning on power lines there.

10:55 a.m. – A passing motorist reported a vehicle on Route 2 east by Elm Street pulled over and the driver appeared to be having an issue with a child inside. Police spoke with the driver, who said her child was car sick.

1:50 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a young female driver riding up on the curb on Elm Street by Commerford Road. Police checked the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle.

5:06 p.m. – Vassell Jewelers called to report an attempted larceny from a display case about 10 minutes earlier. According to the caller, an employee observed a woman open a case and remove a gold necklace, but said the woman put the item down and left the store when confronted. Police canvassed local businesses, but found no one matching the given description of a nicely dressed blonde woman in her 20s.

8:24 a.m. – As a result of a motor vehicle stop in the area of the Dunkin Donuts on Concord Turnpike, An Everett woman received a summons for unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Sunday, Nov. 25

2:01 a.m. – Police provided mutual aid to Lincoln, who were out with a vehicle in the area of Crosby’s Corner. CPD administered a breathalyzer, and LPD took custody of the vehicle’s owner.

3:08 a.m. – A Mallard Drive resident called to report a vehicle she was unfamiliar with was parked near her home. The vehicle was located, and reportedly belonged to a Carlisle resident visiting a girlfriend in the area.

11:05 a.m. – A Monument Street resident called to report finding a Corgi while walking around Punkatassett. Another Monument Street resident called a little later to report losing the same dog.

Bill Montague December 01, 2012 at 02:46 PM
It is comforting to konw our Concord Police are on the job. Most of the problems are of a minor nature. Isn't it nice to kow - when needed they respond! Hat's off to our Concord Police Dept. and our Excellent Fire Departments. Cheers! Bill Montague P.S. Thanks to Patch for keeping us informed!

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