Police Log: Animal Bites, Bylaw Violations and Suspicious Activity

The following information was provided by the Acton Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

The latest from the Acton Police Department. Patch file photo
The latest from the Acton Police Department. Patch file photo

Wednesday, Jan. 1

12 p.m. – Police conducted a well being check on Great Road, looking for an older resident in a tan coat walking on the street. The responding officer was unable to locate the person in question.

2:10 p.m. – A Minuteman Road resident called, upset by the fact that there was glass in the roadway from an accident involving a town plow during a previous storm. The woman claimed she had already called the police, and complained that nothing had been done, as well as advising that she’d be calling Town Hall the next day.

2:46 p.m. – A woman called to report losing her purse in the parking lot of Donelan’s on Great Road.

3:08 p.m. – Police responded to Great Road to speak with a woman about a custody dispute.

3:27 p.m. – Police responded to an alarm activation on Puritan Road. Responders advised that the resident was away and unable to shut down the system.

6:38 p.m. – Emerson Hospital notified police about an alleged animal bite on Tumbling Hawk.

6:56 p.m. – Police responded to an alarm activation on Hartland Way. The responding officer reported the cause was burnt food.

7:25 p.m. – Police responded to a report of a bylaw violation on Avalon Drive involving a moving truck blocking handicapped spots. The vehicle in question was removed.

10:44 p.m. – Police responded to an abandoned 911 call on Cherokee Road. The responding officers reported no incidents at the house. 


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