Hospital Staff Member Stabbed with Needle, Strange Landlord Complaint

Burlington Police Department logs for November 19 to 20.

Burlington Police Department - Credit Rich Hosford
Burlington Police Department - Credit Rich Hosford
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. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Tuesday, November 19-
  • At 2:12 a.m. a Winn Street caller reported a man walked through his yard and may still be there. Police checked the yard and didn't find anyone there. 
  • At 11:33 a.m. a manager from Jos A Bank reported a shoplifter left the store with five sweaters valued at $89.50 each. Suspect left in a green Toyota Camry. 
  • At 6:02 p.m. an employee at Anthropologie reported that someone stole valued 14 shirts between 3:20 and 4 p.m. Total value of the theft was approximately $800. 
  • At 7:30 p.m. a caller reported several cars racing down College Road. Police checked the area but the vehicles were gone. 
  • At 11:58 p.m. police issued a summons to Sara McNeil, 23, of 203 Aldrich Road, Wilmington, on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and disturbing the peace. Summons issued after Lahey Clinic staff reported a patient's friend had brought in drugs contained in a needle and when the needle was discovered a staff member was stuck with the needle by the patient. The friends fled the area. 
Wednesday, November 20-
  • At 8:18 a.m. police issued a summons to an Andover man on a charge of unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. 
  • At 8:25 a.m. a Humboldt Avenue caller reported that approximately $6 to $8 in loose change and a few granola bars were taken from their unlocked vehicle overnight. 
  • At 9:36 a.m. a caller at Scheidt & Bachmann USA reported a Dewalt drill was taken from a work vehicle parked in the lot sometime over the past weekend. 
  • At 10:24 a.m. a Manhattan Drive caller reported that their landlord entered their apartment on more than one occasion when nobody was home and when there was no emergency. The caller also said the landlord placed rental property advertisements on a bedside table. The caller said they believe this is in retaliation for a Board of Health complaint about mold in the apartment. Police advised caller to file for a harassment order in Woburn District Court and to notify the building department. 
  • At 2:09 p.m. police issued a summons to a Burlington man on a warrant from another agency. 
  • At 3:07 p.m. a Mohawk Road caller reported their vehicle was broken into sometime overnight and a credit card and change were taken. The credit card had also been used. 


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