Lottery Scam Reported, Theft of Snow Removal Equipment

Burlington Police Department logs for December 25 to 26.

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.

Wednesday, December 25- 
  • At 11:16 a.m. a manager from Extended Stay America reported he wanted a guest to leave. Police helped escort the guest out without incident. 
  • At 6:30 p.m. a Chestnut Avenue caller reported his fence was damaged sometime that afternoon. 
Thursday, December 26- 
  • At 11:06 a.m. a Francis Wyman Road caller reported he was the victim of a scan. The caller said it was a lottery scam and he was scammed out of approximately $50,000. According to police report the scam originated out of Jamaica. 
  • At 3:39 p.m. a North Avenue caller reported her friend in North Reading was currently in a domestic incident. North Reading Police notified. 
  • At 4:36 p.m. a Holden Avenue caller reported his neighbor slid in the snow in his motor vehicle and damaged his mailbox. The neighbor agreed to pay for damages but caller wanted incident logged. 
  • At 7 p.m. a caller from Z Corporation at 20 North Avenue reported the theft of several thousand dollars worth of snow removal equipment. 
  • At 7:31 p.m. police issued a summons to a Burlington man on a charge of possession of a Class A drug. Summons issued after a caller reported she found her 21-year-old son unconscious in the bathroom. 


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