Police Log: Rabid Rabbits, Death Threats, Accidents and More

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

Saturday, Dec. 21

2:49 a.m. – Police responded to a smoke alarm activation on Avalon Drive. The cause was a faulty detector.

7:35 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a vehicle parked in a small access area between Main Street and the library, blocking access for fuel delivery for generators. The vehicle was issued a citation.

10:10 a.m. – A Tuttle Drive resident called to report he may have rabid rabbits or squirrels in his yard, saying he found a dead rabbit the other day and his dog was bit by some kind of animal under the porch. The man was advised to contact the Board of Health and have his dog checked by a vet.

10:31 a.m. – Police responded to a reported motor vehicle accident on Great Road, where a vehicle reportedly crashed into the side of a building.

12:28 p.m. – An abandoned 911 call came in from Massachusetts Avenue. Employees and a manager confirmed there were no emergencies at the store.

12:29 p.m. – A Stonymeade Way resident reported that, about an hour earlier, a white van was driving into different driveways and then leaving.

5:42 p.m. – Police responded to an alarm activation on Strawberry Hill Road. It was confirmed as accidental by the homeowner.

9:29 p.m. – A Central Street resident came into the station to report she was receiving death threats via phone.

10:25 p.m. – A Great Road business owner requested extra patrol during closing hours for her staff for the next three evenings.

Sunday, Dec. 22

1:09 a.m. – Police responded to a report of a possibly intoxicated man on Great Road, who reportedly called the owner of Acton Gas to come open so he could buy cigarettes.

1:31 a.m. – Police responded to a reported traffic hazard in which three vehicles were parked on the side of the road causing an issue on High Street.

2:48 p.m. – Police responded to Parker Street for a report of a motor vehicle off the road.

4:16 p.m. – Police responded to a motor vehicle accident on Great Road. One person was transported to Emerson Hospital.

4:16 p.m. – A call came in reporting a vehicle parked illegally in a handicapped space on Mass Ave.

5:12 p.m. – Police responded to a reported hit-and-run accident on Great Road. 

Tara Dactyl December 28, 2013 at 06:07 PM
Patrick, There are more opportunities for alliteration here: "Rabid Rabbits, Death Defiance, Awful Accidents, Vagrant Vans and More."


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