Police Log: Questionable Comments, An Alleged Theft and More

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

Monday, Nov. 12

9:25 a.m. –A landscaper at Clarke Middle School reported finding a large amount of golf balls on the middle school grounds, and that it appeared as though someone might have been hitting, throwing or shooting them toward the school building.

9:56 a.m. – A call came in reporting a tree company dropped a tree across Burlington Street, almost striking a passing vehicle. An investigation is ongoing.

1:28 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a past breaking-and-entering to a motor vehicle on Sherburne Road.

8:10 p.m. – A wallet was reportedly found on Mass Ave.

11:15 p.m. – Police responded to a report of suspicious persons on Dover Lane.

Tuesday, Nov. 13

11:44 a.m. – Police responded to a reported rollover with entrapment in the area of routes 2 and 128/95. State Police handled.

12:35 p.m. – Wilson Farm reported a ma spotted shoplifting then became confrontational. As a result of the police response, Farid J. Louis, 69, of 247 Concord Ave., was arrested and charged with shoplifting by asportation. Louis was allegedly trying to steal about $20 worth of groceries, including cheese and apples.

4:37 p.m. – A Mass Ave. resident reported her 13-year-old son didn’t come home from school. According to the incident report, the son called shortly thereafter to say he had gone to a friend’s house.

8:50 p.m. – Police responded to a reported civil dispute on Bedford Street.

Wednesday, Nov. 14

11:51 a.m. – Animal control followed-up on a nuisance dog report on Butterfield Road.

12:47 p.m. – Animal control was notified of a dog complaint from Cary Avenue.

2:48 p.m. – Police responded to a report of glass in the roadway on Waltham Street.

4:09 p.m. – The Recreation Department reported the fence surrounding  thetennis courts at Clarke Middle School had been cut with wire cutters sometime between Nov. 9 and Nov. 14, and a “no private lessons” sign taken down .

7:09 p.m. – A member of the town facilities department reported about $1,500 damage was done to a door and window at Lexington High School. The incident is under investigation.

Thursday, Nov. 15

2:17 a.m. – Police responded to a reported breaking and entering to a motor vehicle on Chase Avenue.

9:13 a.m. – A suspicious person was reported on Bridge Street.

11:48 a.m. – A Lexigton High student reported to the school resource officer that he and three friends were jumped by a 6-foot white male in a sweatshirt and jeans, resulting in a cut on his head. The alleged assault too place between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. the previous day, Nov. 14, somewhere on Clarke Street. The incident is under investigation.

12:09 p.m. – Police responded to a reported past breaking-and-entering to a motor vehicle on Sherburne Road.

12:21 p.m. – A mailbox post was reportedly damaged overnight on Peacock Farm Road.

1:47 p.m. – A teenaged girl reported a man in a wheel chair made what she considered to be a rude comment to her when she encountered him on Park Drive. Police are investigating.  

4:41 p.m. – A past breaking-and-entering to a motor vehicle was reported on Peacock Farm Road.

5:07 p.m. – A guest at a Bedford Street hotel reported sometime on Nov. 14, her room was broken into and $2,000 of items missing. It’s under investigation.

9:25 p.m. – A Paul Revere Road resident reported receiving several threatening phone calls. It’s under investigation.


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