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Police Log: Schools and Businesses Vandalized, Rob Zombie T-Shirt Stolen

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

Thursday, Aug. 9

7:59 a.m. – Officers investigated a motor vehicle accident on Hancock Street.

11:29 a.m. – Police were notified of suspicious activity in the area of Farmcrest Avenue.

6:06 p.m. – Animal control was notified of a dog allegedly left in a vehicle on Bedford Street.

8:24 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a vehicle operating erratically in the area of Meriam Street and Patriots Drive.

10:27 p.m. – A cat was reportedly hit by a car in the area of Lowell and East streets.

Friday, Aug. 10

9:01 a.m. – Police responded to a report of about $750 in copper wire stolen from Appleton Street sometime between May and June from the MassHighway yard.

11:37 a.m. – Police responded to a reported hit-and-run accident in the area of Hartwell Avenue.

1:57 p.m. – A license plate was reportedly stolen from a vehicle on Waltham Street.

5:31 p.m. – A bicycle was reported stolen from Lincoln Street.

9:39 p.m. – A noise complaint came in regarding loud music on Lexington Ridge Road.

10:30 p.m. – Police responded to a report of youths throwing items in the area of Hartwell Avenue and Wood Street. Bedford Police relayed a report of reported youths throwing objects

Saturday, Aug. 11

1:13 a.m. – Officers investigated a reported hit-and-run accident on Paul Revere Road.

3:19 a.m. – A child’s bike was reportedly found on Waltham Street.

4:44 a.m. – A suspicious person was reported in the area of Buckman Drive.

6:45 a.m. – Police responded to a report of graffiti vandalism to a business block in East Lexington. According to the incident report, the words “New Odor,” “Weed,” “Under the Influence” and “Knax” were tagged in black and purple spray paint. Police believe the phrase "New Odor," was a misspelled attempt to tag "New Order." Similar tagging was also reported in Arlington that night. The matter is under investigation.

10:25 a.m. – A cruiser checked out a report of cars keyed in the area of Tarbell Avenue.

2:32 p.m. – A Moreland Avenue resident reported a possible breaking-and-entering after locating four screens that appeared to have been cut with a knife. There was no apparent entry to the residence; the matter is under investigation.

5:29 p.m. – A patrol office reported was tagged with the same kind of graffiti found in East Lexington. Facilities was notified of the situation and the mater remains under investigation.  

11:13 p.m. – While on patrol, officers noticed youths on the roof of a building on Massachusetts Avenue. The fire department responded to the scene with a ladder and authorities located three Lexington teens on the roof. The teens will be summonsed for trespassing and a town bylaw violation, police said.

Sunday, Aug. 12

12:57 a.m. – A patrol officer reported finding graffiti on the . Police also located an unsecure broken door at the school.

1:52 a.m. – Animal control received a complaint about a dog barking in the area of Bicentennial Drive.

2:59 a.m. – Officers responded to a report of loud music on Countryside Village.

2:24 p.m. – A bicycle was reportedly stolen along Waltham Street.

2:35 p.m. – A Lowell Street resident reported that sometime in the afternoon or evening of the previous day mail was stolen from the house and found open in Arlington Heights. Known to be missing from the Lowell Street mail is a grey Rob Zombie T-shirt.

3:59 p.m. – A Lowell Street resident reported finding a bow in the garden and was concerned that someone may have been shooting arrows in the neighborhood.

4:15 p.m. – A Cedar Street resident came into the station to report receiving threatening text messages from uninvited guests to a small gathering he hosted a week or so earlier.

9:23 p.m. – Police responded to Winchester Street to assist with a civil dispute between a landlord and tenant.

10:23 p.m. – A loud house party was reported on Saddle Club Road.

Aron Levy August 15, 2012 at 08:32 PM
I'm rather enjoying the 'New Odor' grafitti. Perhaps it might have been more appropriate by the town dump, however...

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