POLICE LOG for 5/1: 1 Car Hits A Tree, 1 Car Hits A Pole, 1 Car Hits Another Car, Needles Found Near Church

WILMINGTON, MA — 74 incidents were entered into the Wilmington Police Log last Friday, May 1.

Here are THIRTEEN highlights:

  • A grey 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer hit a tree in the vicinity of 37 West Street.  The driver was taken to Lahey Clinic.  The car was towed from the scene. (3:31am)
  • Two cars – a brown 2003 Toyota Runner and a grey 2007 Lexus RX350 – were involved in a minor car accident at Salem Street and the ramp to I-93 North.
  • A Fairfield Road caller reports receiving calls from someone claiming to be from the IRS.  She did not give out any personal information.  (10:21am)
  • A black 2004 Jeep Cherokee ran out of gas on Main Street and was pushed out of the roadway. (10:50am)
  • A truck from Benevento’s spilled concrete onto the roadway on Salem Street from an apparent near accident.  Clean up was necessary as cars were running over the concrete.  Benevento’s was contacted and came to the site for cleanup. (11:30am)
  • K9 Ridic did some training at Ristuccia Memorial Arena on Main Steret. (11:54am)
  • A caller reports hypodermic needles next to the stop sign near St. Dorothy’s, at the intersection of Main Street and Harnden Street.  Police recover the needles and return them to the station for destruction. (1:32am)
  • A red 2013 International 7400 (truck) hit a pole on Emerson Street, which brought some wires down.  Reading Light and Verizon were notified.  Reading Light moved the wires. (2:43pm)
  • Police received a call of an erratic operator traveling down Salem Street in Tewksbury.  Police notified the Tewksbury Police Department. (3:56pm)
  • A large amount of gravel fell from a truck, causing a hazard, on Concord Street, from the Southbound ramp to the Northbound ramp.  Mass Highway was notified. (4:03pm)
  • A caller on Webber Street calls to report a suspicious red 1985 Ford in the roadway with men outside of the vehicle.  Police investigate and find the vehicle has broken down and is waiting for AAA.  Not deemed a traffic hazard. (6:13pm)
  • A dog – black and white husky, not wearing any tags – was reported missing from a home on Horseshoe Lane.   Shortly after the call, police were notified the dogs were found. (10:47pm)
  • Police conducted a well-being check on a woman who made statements on Facebook that she was going to harm herself.  Police made contact with the woman, who said she did not wish to harm herself and was just engaged in ongoing relationship issues. (11:29pm)

DISCLAIMER: This information is public information.  An arrest does not constitute a conviction.  Any arrested person is innocent until proven guilty

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