Injured Motorists, Suspicious People and More From the Acton Police Log

The following was supplied by the Acton Police Department. Where arrests are mentioned it does not indicate a conviction.

The following was reported by the Acton Police Department on Feb. 13:

  • On Star reported the emergency button was activated in a car on Route 2. There was no response. On Star reported the car was in a parking lot of a business in the area. Responding officers confirmed the car was at an auction.
  • A resident on Old Beaver Brook reported credit card fraud.
  • Officers were dispatched to Main Street for an accident with injuries reported. On person was transported to an unknown hospital.
  • A person on Great Road reported check fraud.
  • A motorists called Acton police to report he struck a utility pole with his car near the 200 block of Nagog Hill Road. His air bag deployed and his hand was injured. Motorist did not ask for an ambulance and that the pole was bent. Nagog Hill Road was closed from Hammond to Long Ridge until power was restored.
  • Officers took a report from a person on Hazelnut Street who had received suspicious text messages.
  • A caller on High Street reported seeing a person standing along the train tracks. He was wearing a black cap, tan coat and jeans. Responding officer assisted in putting the male subject on a train to Fitchburg.
  • Officers were dispatched to Great Road for a report of hazardous materials in the area. A strong oder of gas or paint thinner was coming from a basement. Management was contacted and they agreed to respond. Oder was from open buckets, rags and tools with floor stripper.
  • A woman called to report she thought a suspect violated a restraining order she has on him when they were making an exchange of their children. She did not want to speak with an officer in front of her kids but would make a statement the next day.


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