Police Logs: Child Found on Side of the Road, Strange Trash Left in Mailbox
Burlington Police Logs for April 17 to 19.
Following are excerpts from the Burlington Police Department log. Note that this is a sampling of activity in the log, not a complete account. We report all arrests included in the daily police log.
- At 7:33 a.m. a caller from Dunkin Donuts, 112 Mall Road, reported a male in his 50s wearing a long white shirt and brown khaki pants was creating a disturbance in the store and took money from the tip job. Suspect fled the scene and police were unable to locate.
- At 8:11 a.m. a caller from Kimball Towers reported their her neighbor was harassing her and her mother because they smoke in the apartment. Caller stated that her neighbor made a threat against her. Police tried to reach neighbor but they were not available at that time.
- At 10:06 a.m. a Paige Road caller reported that someone stole a part of his boat over the winter. Caller stated that when he went to open his boat for the summer the 'out drive lower unit' was gone.
- At 11:19 a.m. Kohl's Department Store reported detaining three female shoplifters who will be summoned.
- At 12:12 p.m. a caller from Lahey Clinic reported finding a small child on the side of the road earlier that morning. The baby was found on Muller Road in Burlington but lives in Lexington. Police notified Lexington PD.
- At 2:35 p.m. a Forbes Avenue caller reported that over the past few weeks empty soda cans, empty beer cans and empty condom packages had been left in his mailbox and he wanted incidents logged. Caller said he will set up video surveillance to record suspect(s).
- At 7:25 p.m. a caller reported that a group of youths were lighting trash on fire at Pine Glen Elementary. Police found remnants of the fire, now out, but the youths were gone.
- At 6:58 a.m. a Winn Street caller reported an injured coyote near the road. Animal Control unable to locate the animal.
- At 12:18 p.m. a caller from Beacon Village reported that her husband had been missing for two days after the couple had an argument. Caller stated his credit card was used in New Hampshire and his cell phone was tracked to Chelsea. Police contacted Chelsea Police to have them check last known location of party.
- At 1:35 p.m. a Lahey Clinic security reported that a patient came in for a follow-up visit and made threatening remarks. Same left without incident.
- At 7:08 p.m. a caller from the Used Book Superstore reported that 3-5 kids were throwing rocks at the building and climbing on construction equipment behind the store. Police report three youths throwing rocks into a bucket. No damage to construction equipment. The youths cleaned up the area and left.
- At 2:26 a.m. a caller from Trader Joe's reported seeing an individual in the dumpster. Police advised dumpster diving party to leave area.
- At 1:14 a caller from Lane Bryant on Wayside Road reported the theft of $10 in cash.
- At 1:27 p.m. a caller from Hallmark Adjustments reported a junior-high aged male with a grey T-shirt tipped over the cigarette bin and left the area.
- At 1:57 p.m. a Border Cafe employee reported having money and debit card stolen while at work.
- At 2:12 p.m. police issued a summons to a Woburn woman on a charge of use of a motor vehicle without authority. Summons made after a caller reported that her sister took her car without permission.
- At 8:30 p.m. a caller from the Burlington Mall parking lot reported two males pulling on car doors. Men left before police arrived.
- At 8:34 a caller reported that her purse was stolen while shopping at Nordstrom Rack.
- At 8:53 p.m. a caller from Eisenhower Drive reported a suspicious vehicle in front of an abandoned house and a second caller reported people going into the home. Officers found signs of forced entry.
- At 11:57 p.m. a caller from Winn Street stated he believed he was being followed by friends of the female friend he was dropping off at home. Caller drove in a different direction and called police and stated he was being followed. The plate came out of Burlington. Caller stated he only wanted to notify the police and have incident logged at this time.