Police Logs: Lottery Tickets Stolen, Truck Strikes Drive Through and iPad Taken

Burlington Police Department logs for Oct. 24 to 25.

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.

Oct. 24

  • At 7:22 a.m. police issued a summons to a Lowell man on a charge of larceny over $250. Summons issued after a manager at the Shell station at 140 Cambridge Street reported a past theft of $550 in scratch tickets by a former employee.
  • At 9:56 a.m. a manager from McDonalds reported damage to the drive through. An unknown operator of a G. Davis Electric Service truck hit the clearance arches while going through the drive through. 
  • At 11:26 a.m. there were multiple reports of a motor vehicle accident involving a deer on Mall Road. No injuries reported and the animal fled the scene. 
  • At 2:20 p.m. a Second Avenue caller reported the theft of two gas-powered back pack leaf blowers.
  • At 3:15 p.m. a Lexington Street caller reported a group of kids on bicycles moving in and out of traffic. Police advised youths to ride in single file.
  • At 4:08 p.m. Lahey Clinic reported a patient making violent threats towards the nursing staff. Male party checked himself out of the hospital against medical advice. Party was transferred back to emergency room by police.
  • At 4:19 p.m. Macy's reported detaining a female shoplifter who allegedly tried to steal $150 in merchandise.
  • At 4:21 p.m. a Crawford Road caller reported that it appears their door was tampered with. Signs of attempted force entry.
  • At 6:02 p.m. Lahey Clinic requested assistance in removing a male party who had been verbally trespassed from the hospital before. Police escorted party from clinic without incident.
  • At 7:20 p.m. a caller reported that she left her wallet at the Shell station at 140 Cambridge Street the day before. Wallet was returned to her house but was missing her Social Security card.

Oct. 25

  • At 12:03 p.m. police made a juvenile arrest on Cambridge Street.
  • At 1:11 p.m. a party came to the station to report identity theft. Resident had a magazine prescription in her name she didn't order. Also, collection agencies contacted her about it and she believed a friend or family member of her ex-husband set the prescription up.
  • At 2:27 police arrested a Burlington resident on a warrant from another agency.
  • At 5:49 p.m. a caller from Brookstone in the Burlington Mall reported an iPad 2 was stolen.
  • At 7:36 p.m. a Douglas Avenue caller reported a person walking around the neighborhood knocking on doors to ask about the presidency. Party gone when police arrived.



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