POLICE LOG for July 25: Bicyclist Struck By Vehicle; Truck vs. Wall; Police Advise Solicitors

WILMINGTON, MA  — Here are FIVE highlights from the Wilmington Police Log for Tuesday, July 25, 2017:

  • Police noted a MBTA Commuter Rail train was blocking the road at the North Wilmington stop. (12:50am)
  • A blue 2008 Ford Focus struck a wall on Castle Drive and mailbox on Burlington Avenue. Vehicle towed. Police arrested an unidentified individual for OUI Drugs. (2:53am)
  • A walk-in party reported that at 7:10am this morning, his vehicle was side swiped on Lowell Street. Party wanted the incident logged. (8:44am)
  • A walk-in party reported that at approximately noon, she was struck by a vehicle while riding her bike on Burlington Avenue and Boutwell Street. Fire Department conducted evaluation at the station.  (1:04pm)
  • Police spoke with Verizon solicitors on Grove Avenue and advised them of the town bylaws and need for a permit. (1:50pm)

(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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2 thoughts

  1. It seems like several times a week, we see an entry that Verizon solicitors are reminded of the town bylaws and need a permit. Here’s the deal: they already know that. They’re just ignoring our laws. Stop with the reminders and start fining them.

  2. I second the “START FINING THEM” comment, but what would the fine be? Is that written into the bylaws? We get Verizon solicitors a few times per year (I’m in the Silver Lake neighborhood) and we think it’s pretty hilarious that the solicitors apparently don’t know that we’re already their customers. Makes me think they don’t do their homework on any level!

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