Jeweler Reports Fraudulently Purchased Ring, Man Runs From Store With 12 Pairs of Sunglasses

An arrest does not indicate a conviction in these excerpts from the Burlington Police Department.

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The following log entries were provided by the Burlington Police Department. Where mentioned, an arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Tuesday, June 17

  • At 3:06 a.m. an ambulance was requested to Liberty Ave. The Fire Department handled the scene.
  • At 6:22 a.m. a caller reported a syringe on the sidewalk of Cambridge Street. The item was removed and disposed of by police.
  • At 8:09 a.m. a man on Cambridge Street said the bark mulch in his truck caught on fire. The Burlington Fire Department was notified.
  • At 9:02 a.m. a Tinkham Ave. resident reported there are two chickens in her back yard. The Animal Control Officer assisted the chicken’s owners.
  • At 1:10 p.m. a caller reported a child locked in a car on Old Concord Road. The child was removed and transported to Winchester Hospital for treatment. A 40-year-old Lexington resident was summonsed for reckless endangerment of a child.
  • At 6:31 p.m. a power line fire was reported on Carey Ave. Power was restored to the area.
  • At 7:50 p.m. loss prevention at Nordstrom reported that a man fled the store with over 12 pairs of sunglasses. He is described as a heavy set black man with a white shirt, jean shorts, sneaks and a baseball hat. The suspect fled in a black Honda with six or seven black men and women.

Wednesday, June 18

  • At 1:16 p.m. an officer reported that several high school students entered Marshall Simonds Middle School and caused problems. The officer moved the students along.
  • At 3:42 p.m. a Kay Jewelers employee reported that a customer used someone else’s credit card in April and charged a ring for approximately $7,500.
  • At 7:20 p.m. Cambridge Street caller requested a well-being check on a suspicious man sleeping under a pine tree. The Fire Department transported the man to an area hospital. 

Thursday, June 19

  • At 1:09 p.m. a caller from Marshall Simonds Middle School asked for a police cruiser to come to the parking lot and disperse high school students.
  • At 9:10 p.m. Bedford Police received a 911 call for a report of a possibly intoxicated elderly man on Old Colony Road. The man checked OK and was home with his son and family.    


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