Lexington Police, with the assistance of K9 units from Burlington and Westford began searching for an attempted breaking-and-entering suspect shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday night.
UPDATED 6:50 p.m., Monday, Feb. 4 Lexington Police said earlier today that investigators were unable to locate the suspect sought in the Sunday night seach following an attempted breaking-and-entering on John Hosmer Road. The investigation is ongoing. Posted 10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3 As much of America sits glued to television sets watching the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers battle it out in Super Bowl XLVII, police in Lexington are busy searching for a suspect in an attempted breaking-and-entering. According to Lt. Det. Michael McLean, an alarm company called shortly after 9 p.m. tonight, Feb. 3, to report activity at a John Hosmer Lane residence. The homeowner there told police it looked like someone attempted to break into the …
“Off the Blotter” is an opportunity for the Lexington Police Department to share what is happening here in Lexington and in your neighborhood. This piece was authored by Police Chief Mark Corr.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
The 911 phone rings and a resident informs the dispatcher, “I’ve been robbed.” In most cases, the person is reporting that their house has been entered by a stranger and something has been stolen. In Massachusetts, this is called “breaking-and-entering” of a dwelling. Lexington Police Captain Steve Corr (ret), who commanded the bureau for 14 years, often referred to house breaks as an ‘impact’ crime on the community. These crimes cause fear for the family, their friends, and the neighborhood. In the past month, Lexington has identified and arrested three individuals responsible for numerous housebreaks in Lexington. Each case represents an important lesson for the community: Lock doors and windows; report crimes in a timely manner and …