In the past week, emergency responders received six medical calls. Five people required ambulance transport, four with Advanced Life Support services in attendance; one person refused transport. Police issued or renewed one firearm permit.
Tuesday, Feb. 9
At 3:55 p.m. a driver called to say her car had slid into a stop sign at the intersection of Pond Road and Mass. Ave. No one was injured, and the driver will pay for replacing the sign.
Wednesday, Feb. 10
At 11:27 a.m. someone came to the police station to discuss a restraining order.
Thursday, Feb. 11
Nothing significant to report.
Friday, Feb. 12
At 10:17 a.m. a caller alerted police that a tree branch had fallen on the electrical wires on Old Littleton Road. National Grid was called.
Saturday, Feb. 13
At 4:19 p.m. a woman came to the station and told police she had driven past a man walking on Bolton Road. As she passed him, she said, he struck her car. When she stopped, she said he ran up to the car, claimed she had hit him, and took photos of her license plate. She then drove to the police station. Police went to the location of the incident, but the man had left the area. At 6:51 p.m. a caller reported five or six vehicles parked along the street near the intersection of Depot and Craggs roads. Police found that an Amazon delivery truck had slid off the road, and other Amazon drivers were unloading its merchandise to continue with deliveries.
Sunday, Feb. 14
Nothing significant to report. Everything was lovey-dovey.
Monday, Feb. 15
At 9:54 a.m. a Trail Ridge Way resident called to speak with an officer about construction work nearby being done on a holiday; the bylaw prohibiting such work is specific to Trail Ridge. At 2:08 p.m. police called the DPW to begin sanding town roads, which were becoming hazardous. At 8:11 p.m. a Lancaster County Road resident called 911 for help getting up an icy driveway. Just before midnight, at 11:57 p.m., police again alerted the DPW for more road sanding.
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.