Weekly Feature



2017-07-20 / Police Blotter

Man ‘walking off dinner’ prompts police call

Monday, July 10

• Two cars were broken into overnight on Village Lane. The residents reported that a cellphone and gift cards were taken. A police report for petit larceny was filed.

• A dog bit a Fed Ex driver as the driver made a delivery on Seton Road. EMS and the town dog warden were notified. A police report was filed.

• Two men in masks were waving their hands around and acting rowdy on French Road, near Garden Village Plaza. The men were gone when police arrived.

Total Calls Received: 190

Tuesday, July 11

• A Viola Drive resident called police after she said a group of neighborhood children had been bothering her dog through the fence. According to the woman, the children threw a sandwich in the yard that the dog ate. Police told a group of people at a Creekside Drive address to stop antagonizing the dog. The complainant was also advised.

• An intoxicated man on Union Road near the Appletree

Business Park was on the ground attempting to hitchhike. Police took the man home.

Total Calls Received: 194

Wednesday, July 12

• A shirtless man wearing a gold chain and sweatpants took a slushie and candy from a Kensington Avenue store before leaving on foot. A police report was filed.

• A McNaughton Avenue caller requested an officer to help him “corral his dog.” The complainant was gone when police arrived.

Total Calls Received: 193

Thursday, July 13

• A man parked in front of a Clover Place house called police to report a balloon with a light in it. Police said it was from a party.

• Police received a call about a man walking around looking into cars in a Walden Galleria parking lot. Police located the man in one of the stores, and said that everything was in order. The man had been “walking off his dinner.”

Total Calls Received: 328

Friday, July 14

• A Cleveland Drive caller said there was a stove in the middle of the street. Police responded and moved it to the shoulder.

Total Calls Received: 198

Saturday, July 15

• A man was rolling two tires down Old Union Road. He was advised.

• A woman on Cleveland Drive called police after she said a man kicked her car and yelled at her. Police said it was a road rage incident, and both parties were advised.

Total Calls Received: 186

Sunday, July 16

• Police received a call that a man was riding a bicycle and towing another bicycle on Harlem Road. Police checked the area but were unable to locate the man.

• A Viola Drive complainant told police a woman came into the apartment, smashed a television, beat up the complainant and then left. Police checked the suspect’s address but were unable to locate her. Police applied for a warrant.

Total Calls Received: 163

(Editors note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record of all incidents reported.)

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