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Bolton Police Logs: Aug. 28 – Sept. 3

Compiled by Lynda King
Excerpts from the Public Safety Logs. Please note, arrests are made based on probable cause but do not determine guilt or innocence until proven in court.

Police Log: Aug. 28-Sept. 3

  • This week police made 18 motor vehicle stops that resulted in nine citations, six warnings, two summonses, and one arrest.
  • four calls about motor vehicle accidents and three calls about disabled vehicles. They also issued one parking ticket and helped one motorist regain entry to a locked car.
  • Thirteen medical emergencies were reported this week. Eleven people were taken to the hospital; one person refused treatment or transport; one person required only a lift assist.
  • Wildlife encounters this week:  none reported.
  • In other activity:

Monday, Aug. 28:

1:09 p.m.  Someone stopped at the station to turn in a license plate found on his property.

3:16 p.m.  A caller reported a large tree branch on wires on Teele Road. An officer confirmed the branch was on cable wires and notified Comcast.

6:29 p.m.  A Harvard Road resident reported a youth on a green dirt bike speeding up and down the road. Officers were unable to locate it.

Tuesday, Aug. 29:

11:04 a.m.  Mass. State Police called about a car being driven erratically that had just gotten off I-495 onto Route 117. An officer located the vehicle and found the driver had been operating under the influence of drugs. The officer subsequently arrested 42-year-old Jason A. Camacho of Lowell on charges of OUI-Drugs; Drug possession, Class A and Class E; negligent operation of motor vehicle; driving with a suspended registration; operating an uninsured vehicle; failure to stay within marked lanes; and having an open container of marijuana.

12:42 p.m.  Ayer police requested that Bolton officers check for a vehicle at a Bolton residence on Wilder Road. An officer checked, and found it was not there.

Wednesday, Aug. 30:

1:36 a.m.  A patrol officer stopped at Bolton Orchards to check on an unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot.

6:38 a.m.  A caller reported a two-car collision at the Country Cupboard. Police report that both cars were backing out of parking spots when they collided. No injuries were reported, and neither car was towed. No citations were issued.

7:45 a.m.  Someone reported that a red sedan went through the school bus stop lights that  morning. Officers were notified to watch for it.

9:13 a.m.  Someone stopped at the station to report that a wood chipper had been parked in the parking lot at Trinity Church without permission for about three weeks. An officer contacted the company.

10:48 a.m.  A resident on Golden Run Road reported hearing a loud explosion noise. An officer checked the area, but found nothing.

Thursday, Aug. 31:

7:09 a.m.  Someone reported a two-car accident on Main Street, in front of the Bolton Bean. Police report that both cars were heading east, when the first one slowed and stopped in rush- hour traffic and was rear-ended by the second. No injuries were reported and neither car was towed. No citations were issued.

7:31 a.m.  Someone reported a two-car accident on Main Street. Police report that both cars were heading east in rush-hour traffic when the first car was rear-ended by the second. An officer assisted both drivers with the paperwork exchange.

9:43 a.m.  Someone reported that the chipper reported last week in the Trinity Church parking lot was still there and wanted it removed. An officer will attempt to contact the company.

Friday, Sept. 1:

12:17 p.m.  A caller at Classic Pizza reported that a tractor-trailer truck was parked on the opposite side of the road, obstructing travel of other vehicles. An officer located the driver and asked him to move the truck.

2:28 p.m.  The School Resource Officer at the high school stopped a moped on the property and found the driver was unlicensed. The moped was towed and the operator was issued a no-trespass order and a criminal summons.

8:12 p.m.  Someone reported a brown dog loose on Still River Road, near Kettle Hole Road, and said it was being aggressive. The Animal Control officer and a BPD officer were dispatched to the area, but did not locate the dog.

Saturday, Sept. 2:

12:19 a.m.  A motorist on I-495 called 911 to report a possible drunk driver on the highway. Mass. State Police were notified.

12:17 a.m.  Mass. State Police reported that an erratic operator who collided with a guard rail on the highway had gotten off I-495 at Route 117. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

11:13 a.m.  Someone stopped at the station to turn in a wallet found at the Bolton Bean. Officers contacted the owner of the wallet.

12:35 p.m.  Someone reported a large yellow-and-white dog on the right-hand side of the road on Main Street. The ACO was notified.

8:31 p.m.  A resident on Drumlin Hill Road reported that a group of young kids was being a nuisance in the neighborhood, ringing people’s doorbells, and banging on the stop sign. Officers located the youths and spoke to them.

11:30 p.m.  Someone reported a Toyota being driven erratically on Wattaquadock Hill Road, heading into Clinton. Clinton police were notified.

11:51 p.m.  A 911 caller on East End Road reported that a neighbor was setting off explosives. Officers checked the area and spoke with the home owner.

Sunday, Sept. 3:

11:48 a.m.  Someone reported a foot-deep pothole on Sugar Road. An officer confirmed, and notified the Department of Public Works.

7:54 p.m.  A motorist called 911 to report a vehicle being driven slowly on Main Street that was unable to maintain lanes. An officer located the vehicle, which had since parked, and found no issues.

9:24 p.m.  A 911 caller reported a woman leaning up against a utility pole on Sampson Road. Officers were unable to locate the woman.

10:22 p.m.  A patrol officer discovered an open door at the Country Cupboard and checked the building. It was all set.

10:35 p.m.  A resident on East End Road reported that his neighbor was setting off fireworks. Officers spoke to the homeowner.