Police Logs: March 21 - 23
Man arrested for attempted shoplifting, a truck was egged and deer apparently survives accident with truck.
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 8:48 a.m. police responded to a call of a past theft on Grandview Ave. Caller reported that sometime overnight someone broke into his van parked in his yard and took leaf blower. Caller called back to report it machine was not stolen but a friend had taken it out of his vehicle.
- At 12:00 p.m. police responded to a call of malicious damage/vandalism on Mildred Road. Caller reported his vehicle was egged while parked in his driveway sometime overnight. Police observed egg on the driver's side window and pickup bed. No other damage seen. Reporting parting believes egging may be related to his involvement in town selectmen campaign.
- At 4:24 p.m. police responded to a call of shoplifting at Sears in the Burlington Mall. Caller reports a male took a couple hundred dollars worth of men's clothing and fled the store.
- At 10:26 p.m. police responded to a noise complaint at Kimball Apartments, 8 Kimball Ct. Caller reported loud music coming from upstairs apartment and said it was an ongoing problem. Police advised upstairs neighbor to lower the volume.
- At 12:30 a.m. police issued a summons to a Billerica man on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, a number plate violation and operating an uninsured motor vehicle.
- At 12:57 p.m. police responded to a call of a past assault. A caller reported her daughter was physically assaulted by her father while visiting him in Worcester. A Worcester officer conducted a well being check on the teenager who reported her father assaulted her after a small agreement.
- At 2:06 p.m. police performed a well being check on a male who was in the intersection of Cambridge Street and Wayside Road collecting money and yelling. Police spoke to the man and advised him to stay on the sidewalk and not bother people.
- At 5:43 p.m. police responded to a motor vehicle crash with unknown injuries. A caller reported a male in a truck suck a deer at the intersection of Muller Road and Wheeler Road. The deer appears to have survived and fled into the woods.
- At 7:26 p.m. police responded to a motor vehicle breaking and entering at the Burlington Mall. Caller reported her driver's side window was smashed and a bag was taken that contained a computer and wallet.
- At 7:49 p.m. police responded to a noise complaint in an apartment on Farms Drive. Caller reported the upstairs neighbor was intentionally banging on the walls and has ignored requests to stop. Police were unable to make contact with the upstairs neighbor at the time. However, at 10:19 the caller reported the upstairs neighbor was violently slamming doors and police returned, this time talking with the neighbor and advising them to keep it quiet.
- At 6:31 a.m. police issued a summons to a Billerica man on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license and operating a motor vehicle while not in possession of a registration.
- At 10:59 police responded to a call of malicious damage/vandalism at Shaws. A caller reported a hate message had been spray painted on the fence facing Bennett Lane. Police spoke with a Shaws manager who said the store was aware of the vandalism and was in the process of having the fence painted or pressure washed.
- At 12:36 p.m. police arrested Matthew Eric Moore, 35, a homeless man from Townsend on charges of attempting to committ the crime of shoplifting.
- At 4:35 p.m. police responded to a call of a past theft at Victoria's Secret in the Burlington Mall. Manager reported $3,600 worth of bras stolen.
- At 4:48 p.m. police responded to a call of shoplifting at Sears in the Burlington Mall. Loss Prevention reported having a shoplifter in custody and that another fled the store. Police detained to white males who were identified and released for theft of two pairs of sneakers.
- At 8:45 p.m. police responded to a call of a past theft at the AT&T store in the Burlington Mall. Store reported a female suspect stole a phone worth $499.99.
- At 10:05 p.m. police responded to a call of harassment from a Beacon St. resident. Caller reported a fake Facebook profile was created in his name. The matter is under investigation.