Man Flees Officer, Hits Light Poll, Arrested for Operating Under the Influence

Burlington Police Department logs for December 7 to 8.

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.

Saturday, December 7- 

  • At 3:16 p.m. police arrested Korlu Bulaya, 28, of 29 Shore Drive, Apartment C, Peabody, on charges of shoplifting $100+ by concealing merchandise and receiving stolen property under $250. 
Sunday, December 8- 
  • At 5:25 a.m. police arrested Scott J. Bannister, 32, of 10 Arthurwoods Avenue, Burlington, on charges of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license for operating under the influence of alcohol and operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol (second offense). Arrest made after an officer reported a driver sped off as he was approaching and crashed into a light pole in the parking lot of the Shaws. 
  • At 10:16 a.m. an Alma Road caller reported his motor vehicle was stolen. Bedford Police reported they located the vehicle. 
  • At 6:33 p.m. a manager at Champs Sports reported a female shoplifted approximately $250 in merchandise. 
  • At 9:23 p.m. police placed a Burlington woman into protective custody after a Beacon Village caller reported a female party was outside her apartment screaming to be let in. Caller said she believes the woman was intoxicated. 
  • At 11:12 p.m. police arrested Justin Oakes, 33, of 88 Waverly Avenue, Arlington, on charges of failing to stop/yield, reckless operation of a motor vehicle and operating under the influence of alcohol (third offense). 


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