Two Similar Break-ins reported this week
Excerpts from the Bolton Police Log compiled by Lynda King. All parties are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Police Log: Aug. 6 – 12
- This week police made 59 traffic stops, which resulted in 35 citations, 21 warnings, two summonses and one arrest. They also responded to six calls about disabled cars and issued one parking ticket.
- This week the Bolton ambulance squad responded to six medical emergencies and took six people to the hospital.
In other activity:
Monday, Aug. 6:
1:14 p.m. Someone stopped at the station to complain about traffic on Vaughn Hill Road.
2:18 p.m. A 911 caller reported that a gray car being driven erratically on Interstate 495 had just exited at Route 117 westbound. Police did not make contact with the vehicle, but alerted Lancaster police to watch for it.
10:03 p.m. Someone called 911 to report a two-car accident on Main Street. Police report it was a minor accident and the drivers were exchanging paperwork when the officer arrived.
Tuesday, Aug. 7:
2:45 a.m. Acton police called to request that Bolton police contact a Bolton resident who is a business owner in Acton.
11:54 a.m. A Teele Road resident called 911 to report that someone had broken into the residence while the caller was not at home, sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Police say the front door had been kicked in and a number of items were taken. They are in the process of evaluating evidence from the scene.
12:43 p.m. A caller reported a large tree down on Vaughn Hill Road. The Department of Public Works was dispatched to take care of it.
2 p.m. A motorist called 911 to report that a red Nissan headed eastbound on Main Street, near Delaney Street, was being driven erratically and aggressively. Police notified Stow officers to watch for it.
3:06 p.m. Someone called to report that two men had been seen in the Bolton Corners building, going into offices there. The men were gone when police arrived.
5:23 p.m. A 911 caller reported a car being driven erratically on Main Street. Police caught up with the car and arrested the driver, 29-year-old Steven Cote of Groton, for negligent operation of a motor vehicle, OUI drugs, and possession of a Class A substance.
Wednesday, Aug. 8:
4:27 p.m. Someone called 911 to report a two-car accident at Main Street and Green Road. Police report that a car headed south on Green pulled out to cross onto Forbush Mill Road, in front of a car heading eastbound on Main, and T-boned that vehicle. One person was taken to the hospital; both cars were towed.
5:40 p.m. A resident on Mill Pond Road called to complain about construction equipment operating on a nearby development after 5 p.m. The equipment was gone when police arrived.
Thursday, Aug. 9:
10:09 p.m. A patrol officer stopped to check on an occupied car parked at the high school, and found the driver was a student who was waiting for someone.
10:10 p.m. Another patrol officer stopped at the Flatley Building on Main Street to check on an occupied car parked there, and advised the occupants to be on their way.
Friday, Aug. 10:
7:12 a.m. A caller reported that people were in the roadway on Main Street picking up nails that had fallen from a passing truck. Police found neither people nor nails in the road.
7:31 a.m. Someone reported a low-hanging wire at Bolton Office Park. An officer went to the location and moved the wire aside; Comcast was notified to take care of it.
8:43 a.m. Someone called to report a dump truck speeding up and down Mill Pond Road. Police did not make contact with the truck.
11:27 a.m. Someone stopped at the station seeking information about obtaining a restraining order, and was referred to Clinton District Court.
11:55 a.m. A caller reported a minor two-car accident on Main Street, near the I-495 interchange. Police say the drivers were exchanging paperwork when the officer on duty arrived.
5:09 p.m. The DPW was dispatched to clear away sand in the roadway from washouts on Long Hill and Teele roads.
Saturday, Aug. 11:
10:32 a.m. A motorist stopped at the station to ask for directions.
10:54 a.m. A patrol officer stopped at St. Francis Xavier church to check on an occupied car parked there, and found that driver needed directions also.
3:28 p.m. A resident on Old Bay Road called to report that the caller’s home had been broken into sometime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Police report that the door had been kicked in, as in the break-in on Tuesday, and similar items were taken. Both cases remain under investigation.
8:53 p.m. A caller reported a large tree branch in the roadway on Main Street, near Fox Run Road. The DPW was dispatched to remove it.
9:59 p.m. A resident called with suspicions about a man ringing the front doorbell, saying he needed gas for his car. Police went to the residence and offered assistance to the man, whose car was parked along the road nearby.
11:05 p.m. A pedestrian stopped at the station looking for assistance in getting to Maynard. Police gave the man a ride.
Sunday, Aug. 12:
1:23 p.m. A motorist called to report construction trucks posing a hazard on Sugar Road. Police report that the construction workers were packing up to leave when they arrived.
8:20 p.m. A Main Street resident who was not at home called to report that the remote security camera at his residence showed three people walking around his house. Police searched the property and found three people who had somehow wandered onto the property from the Boy Scout camp on Hudson Road.