Police Logs: Bowker Street Brawl and A Man Popped for Pills

The following information from Feb. 24 to Feb. 26 was provided by the Lexington Police Department. An arrest not indicate a conviction.

Friday, Feb. 24

7:23 a.m. – A Hamilton Road resident reported finding a jewelry box and plastic storage container with costume jewelry in the yard.

9:39 a.m. – A LexMedia employee reported receiving emailed threats from a former volunteer.  

8:08 p.m. – A suspicious person was reported on Washington Street.

10:45 p.m. – Following an investigation by police detectives, Brian J. DeCola, 20, of 15 Willard St., Waltham, was charged with possession of Class B (oxycodone) with intent to distribute and violation of a drug-free school zone ().

Saturday, Feb. 25

7:24 a.m. – A cruiser checked out a report of driveway markers taken on Wildwood Road.

9:52 a.m. – Officers responded to a reported domestic dispute on Smith Avenue.

11:10 a.m. – A Slocum Road resident reported receiving harassing phone calls.

10:33 p.m. – Police responded to a reported disturbance on Bowker Street after some uninvited guests brought booze to an 18-year-old’s birthday party and a fight broke out. According to the police report, three people drove themselves to Lahey Clinic following the fracas, and the Lexington Fire Department later transported a male they found walking on Mass Ave with cut on his head. The incident is under investigation.

11:19 p.m. – A Summer Street resident reported two youths in the woods yelling for the police. Officers located the two kids, a male and a female, and had their parents come and pick them up. From the police report, it’s unclear what they were doing in the woods.

Sunday, Feb. 26

1:05 a.m. – Police responded to Benjamin Road to assist with an alleged taxi fare evasion.

1:21 a.m. – Police responded to Leonard Road for a reported domestic dispute.

8:09 a.m. – Suspicious activity was reported on Locust Avenue.

2:12 p.m. – A fence on Bedford Street was reportedly spray-painted. Similar damage was found further down the bike path, near Camellia Place, the police report says.

3:03 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a damaged/vandalized motor vehicle on Bowker Street. According to the incident report, police believe the damage was was caused by someone kicking, or getting pushed into the vehicle during the fight across the street the previous night.  

4:51 p.m. – Police responded to a reported building fire on Vaille Avenue.

7:40 p.m. – A woman called to report that while in Allston, her cell phone was stolen. She was able to track it to a home at Reed and Myrtle streets in Lexington. Police responded to the home and located the phone. The incident is under investigation.

9:27 p.m. – Officers assisted Acton Police in locating a person whose family was concerned about his well being. Lexington Police became involved after his car was found in parked in Bedford and the man was nowhere to be found. According to the police report, the man went to his parents old home on Robinson Road and the new residents gave him a ride to Lexington Center, where police picked him up and brought him to the station. His residence in Acton sent a car to pick him up and bring back there.

Jeff Boulter February 29, 2012 at 02:39 AM
Two typos - "fair evasion" and Alston!
Patrick Ball March 01, 2012 at 02:43 PM
Thanks, Jeff. Fixing them now.


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