Police Logs: Lone 2-Year-Old Enters Liquor Store, Caller States Beggar a Fake Veteran

Burlington Police Department logs from June 11 to 13.

Following are excerpts from the 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.

June 11

  • At 7:18 a.m. police issued a summons to a Billerica man on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
  • At 7:50 a.m. town employees reported vandalism at Grand View Farm, which included the breaking of a water heater that caused flooding. . 
  • At 11:30 a.m. police issued a summons to a Woburn resident on charges of making an improper turn, improper operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license.
  • At 2:35 p.m. a caller on Middlesex Turnpike at the Route 128 N exit reported a man in traffic begging for money. Caller reported the man has a sign that says he is a Gulf War Veteran, is wearing camouflage pants and is claiming to be a former Marine. Caller stated he is a former Marine and that the person begging is misrepresenting himself and never served. Police investigating.
  • At 7:10 p.m. a caller from Seven Springs Lane reported finding an injured hawk on his neighbor's porch. Hawk had a cut above its left wing and police left a message with the Wildlife association and fed the bird a raw steak.
  • At 9:44 p.m. the Fire Department responded for a female teenager under the influence of marijuana at . Two teens released to their parents. 

June 12

  • At 5:34 a.m. a caller from Hess at 110 Cambridge Street reported the morning newspaper stack had been stolen. 
  • At 9:30 a.m. an officer reported that four 12oz bottles of Pepsi had been stolen from . 
  • At 10:38 a.m. a caller on Middlesex Turnpike reported that about $250 had been stolen from the center console of a work van.
  • At 6:55 p.m. the manager at reported that a two-year-old child walked into the store without a guardian. Contact made with mother who took custody of child.
  • At 7:30 p.m. a Billerica ambulance driver reported a three-year-old girl walking down Cambridge Street by herself. Girl was with her mother, who stated the child ran out of the yard while searching for toy poodle. Police field 51A on incident.

June 13

  • At 10:34 a.m. a Valley Circle resident reported an iPad had been stolen.
  • At 12:38 p.m. a caller reported receiving an email he believed was a scam stating that some of his money had been programmed for transfer. Transfer did not happen but caller wanted others to be aware of possible scam.
  • At 7:26 p.m. a caller stated that his credit card was used by a party in Texas ($2 charge). Caller stated he has already cancelled card. 
  • At 8:30 p.m. a Sparhawk Drive caller reported that her granddaughter and her boyfriend were fighting in the driveway. Granddaughter left for the night.


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