Police Log: Possible Scams and Aid to Woburn

The following information from Sept. 6 to Sept. 8 was provided by the Lexington Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.

Tuesday, Sept. 6

5:11 a.m. – A call came in reporting a wire down on Wood Street.

11:30 a.m. – Lexington Police dispatched mutual aid to Woburn, where shots were fired after a jewelry heist gone bad in the Four Corners area. First responders from town participated in the active search for suspects, while others set up a perimeter on the Lexington side of the scene, police said.

4:15 p.m. – A librarian reported a suspicious male on the second floor of Cary Memorial Library was acting strangely and staring at young women. He was described as a middle aged white male wearing a tan T-shirt. The man left before police arrived on the scene, but officers are looking into the incident.  

6:21 p.m. – A Lowell Street resident reported the house was entered through an unlocked door sometime between 8:40 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Reported missing were a laptop, camera, prescription medication and some jewelry, according to a police report.

Wednesday, Sept. 7

8:32 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of a disabled motor vehicle on Hancock Avenue.

2:14 p.m. – A hit-and-run accident causing property damage was reported on Massachusetts Avenue.

3:16 p.m. – Officers investigated a motor vehicle accident at Route 2 and Waltham Street.

3:19 p.m. – A breaking and entering to a residence was reported on North Street.

11:11 p.m. – Officers responded to a reported domestic dispute on Eldred Street.

Thursday, Sept. 8

2:44 a.m. – Officers responded to a domestic dispute between a boyfriend and girlfriend living together on Main Campus Drive. 

8:40 a.m. – Officers investigated a motor vehicle accident at Spring and Shade streets.

12:58 a.m. – Police were called to a motor vehicle accident at East and Grant streets.

2:35 p.m. – A Blueberry Lane resident reported an attempted fraud involving men reportedly looking immigration office, to whom he provide a ride to the Burlington Market Basket, where they claimed to have won $9 million with a lottery ticket.


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