Police Logs: Vehicles Egged, Man Threatened by Ex-Girlfriend
Burlington Police Logs for April 6 to 9.
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 10:11 a.m. a caller on Francis Wyman road reported a mailbox stolen from her friend's home. Caller stated she couldn't find her friend's mailbox and was unsure if taken or stolen or removed by friend.
- At 12:52 p.m. a caller from Black Horse Lane reported her son's car had been egged sometime overnight.
- At 1:15 p.m. a caller reported receiving obscene text messages on cell phone. Police advised party to contact phone company to locate origin of messages and call back with information.
- At 4:50 p.m. a caller reported youths in the conservative area off of University Lane and near Pinehaven Cemetery having a fire. Youths were gone when police arrived but left an active fire in a makeshift structure. Police and Fire took down the structure and extinguished the fire.
- At 9:55 p.m. a caller reported his driver-side window was struck by an egg on Francis Wyman Road. Police checked area.
- At 1:46 p.m. police issued a summons to a Burlington man on charges of leaving the scene of property damage and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Summons issued following a hit & run accident.
- At 8:23 p.m. police closed down a function at the American Legion due to under-age drinking. Parents advised and youth driven home by mother.
- At 8:50 p.m. Macys reported detaining a shoplifter after $170 worth of merchandise taken.
- At 8:09 a.m. police issued a summons to a Burlington man on a charge of malicious destruction of property under $250. Summons issued after a Bedford Street caller reported an argument with his girlfriend's brother.
- At 6:01 p.m. a caller reported having her wallet stolen inside Sears at approximately 2:30 p.m. that afternoon.
- At 7:40 a.m. police issued a summons to a Waltham man on a charge of operating with a suspended license.
- At 12:27 p.m. a resident came to the station to report he sent money over Western Union for a grand for education but now believes it was a scam.
- At 2:22 p.m. a caller reported a hit and run accident at Hess on Cambridge Street. Witness gave plate of fleeing vehicle to police who contacted owner and left voice message telling them to contact police.
- At 7:02 p.m. a caller from a local jeweler reported that his place of work was receiving threatening calls from his ex-girlfriend. Ex allegedly threatened to do him bodily harm. Caller stated he was seeking advice and police advised him to obtain a restraining order.
- At 7:23 p.m. a Park Drive caller reported that when she returned home her laptop and charger were missing or stolen. She said she was out of the house all day and the items were missing when she returned. No signs of forced entry and nothing else appeared tampered with.