POLICE LOG for June 16: Smash & Grab Results In Stolen Purse; Man Gets Pepper Sprayed; More Unemployment Scams

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are highlights from the Wilmington Police Log from Tuesday, June 16, 2020:
  • Police received a 911 hangup. On call back, man said he was riding his bike and hit bump, which caused him to accidentally dial 911. (5:56am)
  • A 2-vehicle crash occurred at Lowell Street and 93 South Exit 38 ramp. Unspecified injuries. Vehicles towed. State Police handled scene. (10:14am)
  • A Walnut Street resident reported an unemployment scam. (10:38am)
  • Grandmother requested assistance getting grandson out of swing at Wildwood playground. (10:50am)
  • Animal Control Officer responded to a report of a groundhog stuck in a hockey net on Doane Street. (10:52am)
  • A woman reported her vehicle’s window was smashed and her purse was taken within the past 15 minutes while parked outside the Public Safety Building. Police put out a BOLO for the vehicle. (11:08am)
  • A Truman Road resident reported an unemployment scam. (11:41am)
  • A caller reported he witnessed a man get pepper sprayed. Incident occurred near Main Street and Burlington Avenue. Police located victim and requested evaluation from Fire Department. (1:15pm)
  • A Fenway Street resident reported an unemployment scam. (3:01pm)
  • A caller reported a large rock fell off a truck and damaged her vehicle’s windshield. Police responded. There was no indication the rock actually came from the truck after inspection. No paperwork exchanged. (3:25pm)
  • Fire Department responded to a mulch fire on Main Street. (5:21pm)

(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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