POLICE LOG for August 10: 2 Arrests; Market Basket Theft; Dog Quarantined; Coyote Sighting

WILMINGTON, MA — 65 incidents were entered into the Wilmington Police Log on Monday, August 10.  Here are TEN highlights:

  • A Crystal Road German Shepherd who bit a FedEx delivery man was placed on a 10-day quarantine by the town’s Animal Control Officer. (9:56am)
  • A Horseshoe Lane caller reported all the windows in his Mercedes were smashed and his tires were flat. His car was missing a radio and heating/cooling system. (10:24am)
  • A Nichols Street caller reported that her back windshield was smashed and it appeared something was thrown at it. (11:34am)
  • A Clark Street caller reported receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be from the IRS. He did not give out any personal information to the scammer. He wanted the incident logged. (11:37am)
  • A Moore Street caller reported an ongoing dispute with a neighbor, whose she claims lets her dog loose all the time. (11:52am)
  • A Tewksbury woman was placed in protective custody after leaving Market Basket with a full cart of groceries without paying for them. “When confronted in the parking lot by an employee, she stated that she just didn’t like using bags.” Tewksbury Police made contact with the woman, who was advised to return to the store with the groceries. When she returned, police took her into protective custody. She was eventually released to a family member. (1:04pm)
  • A Webber Street caller reported a coyote on their property. Caller was concerned for Tender Learning Center, a nearby daycare center. Police contacted the daycare’s owner and advised her of the sighting. (4:40pm)
  • A syringe was found on Main Street. Police returned the item to the station for proper disposal. (6:11pm)
  • A caller reported his bicycle was secured at the Wilmington Center Train Station from 5:45am to 6:00pm. When he returned, his seat and seat post was missing. He estimated the value at $80-$90. He noted the bicycle next to him was also missing its seat and seat post. (6:38pm)
  • Police arrested Mark Gamerdinger (34, Stoenham) for operating a motor vehicle after a suspended license and Michael Kennelly (26, Winchester) for possession of a Class A Drug. The two were arrested on Earles Row. (10:00pm)

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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