In the past week, police made 10 motor vehicle stops, resulting in nine verbal warnings and one written warning or citation. They also responded to three calls about disabled motor vehicles and two false burglar alarms. Emergency responders received five medical calls and took two people to area hospitals, both with Advanced Life Support services on board. One person refused transport, and two others needed only a lift assist.
Tuesday, Aug. 31
At 2:34 a.m. a caller said a vehicle was parked by Ayer Road with someone sleeping in it; an officer checked and indeed the people in the car had pulled over to rest. At 10:01 a.m. a 911 caller reported a car had hit a telephone pole on Ayer Road. At 2:02 p.m. a motorcycle rider fell off his bike on Mass. Ave. and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. At 11:11 p.m. Harvard police assisted Bolton officers, who arrested an 81-year-old Bolton resident and charged him with strangulation, assault and battery, resisting arrest, threats, and assault and battery on an officer.
Wednesday, Sept. 1
At 3:33 p.m. a caller expressed concern about a person on Shaker Road; an officer found the person was just resting during a walk. At 4:21 p.m. police were told a bear was running in and out of traffic along Ayer Road, but the animal was gone when police arrived. At 5:13 p.m. Harvard police again helped Bolton officers at the same address as the day before. This time, a 33-year-old Bolton woman was charged with trespassing and resisting arrest.
Thursday, Sept. 2
At 4:17 p.m. Bolton police, assisted by Harvard, charged the same Bolton woman with trespassing, breaking and entering, and intimidation. At 4:41 p.m. an Old Littleton Road resident called with suspicions about a man in a car with out-of-state plates driving slowly up and down the road past a girl who was waiting for a ride.
Friday, Sept. 3
Nothing significant to report.
Saturday, Sept. 4
At 1:21 p.m. an Old Littleton Road resident called because a person refused to leave the resident’s property; police said peace was restored. At 11:04 p.m. someone on Bolton Road called with a complaint about loud music; police spoke to the people involved.
Sunday, Sept. 5
At 7:02 a.m. an Old Littleton Road resident reported someone had damaged their house with a paintball gun; police investigated and filed a report of the damage. At 4:59 p.m. an officer stopped a car on Still River Road; the 41-year-old Lawrence woman at the wheel was cited for driving without a license.
Monday, Sept. 6
At 2:37 p.m. a caller complained about a speeding motorcyclist on Prospect Hill Road; police searched the area but did not locate the rider.
The police log is written by a Harvard Press reporter based on information gleaned from daily police logs and interviews with police staff. Decisions to publish or withhold the names of people arrested will be based on our need to balance the privacy of individuals with our responsibility to report news of significance.