POLICE LOG for August 19: ‘Ding Dong Ditch’ Kids Caught; Lights At Center Green In Both Directions

WILMINGTON, MA — 88 incidents were entered into the Wilmington Police Log on Wednesday, August 19.  Here are EIGHT highlights:

  • A motorcycle and a black 2008 Honda Accord were involved in a motor vehicle crash at Lowell Street and Woburn Street. No information provided. (4:55am)
  • A syringe was found on Buckingham Road at Aldrich Road. Police retrieved the item and brought it back to the station for destruction. (6:56am)
  • The lights at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street were staying green IN BOTH DIRECTIONS for about 10 seconds at a time. Mass Highway was notified. (8:40am)
  • Numerous calls were made reporting a young man lying on the side of the road at Central Street and Church Street. Police found the man had no issues and sent him on his way. (1:41pm)
  • An Evergreen Drive resident reported receiving an IRS scam telephone call. Caller wanted the incident logged. (6:25pm)
  • A Boutwell Street caller reported a missing elderly cocker spaniel. Dog is deaf and has bad eye sight. A Burlington Avenue resident found the dog in their yard. Owner made arrangements to pick up dog. (7:05pm)
  • A bicycle was stolen from the Wilmington Center train station. Bike was an older red 10-speed bike. The lock was cut. The caller wanted the incident logged. (7:54pm)
  • A group of six youths were seen ringing a door bell and taking off up the street toward Woburn. (9:29pm) A Cyrstal Road resident reported kids in his back yard throwing rocks and ringing his door bell.  Police caught up with the kids and was able to retrieve 5 of their names. Police spoke in-person or on the phone with each child’s parents. (9:40pm)

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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