During the past week, police made two motor vehicle stops, both of which resulted in verbal warnings. Emergency responders received six medical calls and transported six people to the hospital, three with Advanced Life Support services in attendance. There were also three false burglar alarms and one false medical alarm.
Tuesday, March 23
At 11:37 a.m. someone phoned about a large adult riding a small moped at high speed on Old Shirley Road; the moped rider was gone when police arrived. At 3:16 p.m. a 911 caller reported a crash near the intersection of Sherry and Littleton County roads. A car had overturned after striking a telephone pole and then a boulder. The occupant was taken to a hospital.
Wednesday, March 24
At 10:30 a.m. police responded to a call about a photo posted on Snapchat showing a juvenile with a gun. At 3:07 p.m. a Depot Road resident called about a golf cart in the roadway, but the cart was gone when police reached the location.
Thursday, March 25
At 1:15 p.m. an officer checked on a tree that was leaning on wires on Littleton County Road.
Friday, March 26
At 1:59 p.m. someone came to the police station to report a sexual assault. At 11:04 p.m. a Finn Road resident called police about possible illegal hunting in the area after hearing what sounded like gunshots. Police did not find anything amiss.
Saturday, March 27
At 6:14 p.m. a caller reported a large pothole near the intersection of Ayer Road and Myrick Lane, and the Department of Public Works was informed. At 8:48 p.m. someone called to say four or five cars were parked near the Prospect Hill overlook. An officer checked the area and told the occupants of the cars to go home.
Sunday, March 28
At 8:24 p.m. a caller told police his car had broken down, was parked at the Prospect Hill overlook, and would be moved later.
Monday, March 29
At 10:04 a.m. a caller reported a tree leaning on wires on Murray Lane, and police informed National Grid.
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.