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Vehicle Stolen, Man Arrested for Assault and Attempted Home Break-In

Burlington Police Department logs for January 18 - 19.

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, January 18- 
  • At 10:27 a.m. police arrested Michael Patrick Ganley, 23, of 7 Gardner Way, Burlington, on a charge of assault and battery. Arrest made after a caller reported a domestic incident. 
  • At 12:34 p.m. a caller at Bed, Bath and Beyond reported a driver who appeared disoriented struck three parked cars, causing minor damage to each. 
  • At 2:56 p.m. there was a report of a motor vehicle breaking and entering at the Burlington Mall. Caller said the left rear window was smashed but nothing taken from the vehicle. 
  • At 5:05 p.m. a Laurel Lane caller reported they believed someone tried to break into their home that previous Wednesday. The caller stated a window was damaged. The police report states that it does appear someone tried to break in but were likely scared off after realizing someone was home. 
  • At 3:44 p.m. police arrested a Methuen man on two warrants from other agencies. Arrest made after Nordstrom Rack reported detaining a man who was involved in a shoplifting incident the night before. 
  • At 5:05 p.m. a caller at Extended Stay America reported her Nissan Acura was stolen. The vehicle had been left running, unattended, at a side entrance. 
  • At 9:28 p.m. a caller on Ray Avenue reported two credit cards were taken from her vehicle while it was parked. 
  • At 8:20 p.m. a caller from AMC Theaters reported a customer's vehicle was struck while parked. 
  • At 9:04 p.m. a caller at Seven Springs Lane reported that while she was exiting the area a silver van cut her off, making her hit the curbside. 
Sunday, January 19- 
  • At 5:07 a.m. a Goodwin Drive caller reported his doorbell was rung several times and he saw four youths walking down the road. Police spoke to the youths who were staying in the area and claimed no involvement in ringing the bell. 
  • At 10:52 a.m. a Hilltop Road caller reported that the night before someone entered her parked motor vehicle sometime after 10 a.m. and stole a GPS Unit valued at $180. 
  • At 11:34 a.m. a Eugene Road caller reported receiving a call from a male stating it was his grandson who was in Mexico and needed $3,000. The Burlington Police Department recently sent out a warning on this type of phone scam. Read about it here.
  • At 5:46 a.m. a Fairfax Street caller reported her vehicle was broken into sometime after 10 a.m. $11 in cash, credit card and debit card stolen.  

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