** Holliston 34 --- Westwood 6 **
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Historical Society Harvest Fair Sept. 23rd

Police Log for Week of November 5 - 11, 2017

by Paul Saulnier
November 14, 2017

Man in danger of freezing his exposed bits on Bullard  & damned if you do and damned if you don't on Union.

HPD collecting now through December 15, 2017

November 5, 2107:

Vehicle stop with summons, Concord & Colonial; Diego Chauca-Tenezaca of Framingham for unlicensed operation and speeding.

Larceny, Sparrow; stolen checks.

Animal incident, Colonial & Travis; loose pit bull (women and children to get from street).

Suspicious activity, Mission Springs; theft alarm in SUV indicating "theft attempt" on display (a picture of the attempee would be nice).

Crash, 1670 Washington; Milford versus Framingham (leaving Holliston out of it).

Eleven traffic stops today.

November 6:

B & E, Old Cart Path; construction trailer broken into over the weekend. Many tools taken. Detective Ryan on the case.

November 7:

Smoke and fire, Turner; burned item on the stove (Honey would you like to stop for take out on your way home?).

Vehicle stop with summons; 550 Washington; Raphael Simoes of Milford for unlicensed operation (a trend is developing).

Crash, Hoppington Brook Park; one car possibly involved. No details.

November 8:

05:30 AM,  Complaint, Woodland; report of female screaming profanities on route to Ashland on foot (engine trouble?).

Animal incident, Peter; male yelled at and threatened while walking his dog. HPD mediated.

Suspicious activity, Mohawk Path; two large pumpkins stolen (BOLO for pumpkin pies for sale cheap).

November 9:

Suspicious activity, Central & Bullard; report of "older man walking in the area wearing only a t-shirt. Caller concerned due to cold weather" (his exposed extremities could freeze).

Crash, Washington & Central; Framingham and Shrewsbury cars spar for position.

Interaction, Union; speed sign deployed.

Complaint, Union; caller complained about the speed sign posted at 30 MPH (you can satisfy some of the people some of the time and all of the people part of the time but you can't satisfy all of the people all of the time).

November 10:

Crash, 404 Washiongton; Newton driver came all the way to Vape City just to back into a pedestrian sign.

November 11:

Animal incident, Marshall; large Great Pyrenes dog lost

Crash, Washington & Cranberry; Natick versus Medway.

11:50PM, Vehicle stop with summons; 703 Washington ; Vincente DePaulo of Marlboro for unlicensed operation and speeding (it is written that if you don't have a driver's license then you must speed to avoid attention).

During the reporting period, 30 citations and 11 warnings were issued. Three erratic drivers were reported. No Holliston drivers were abused this week.


Sometimes signs just contribute to sign pollution.


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Comments (4)

Tina, I went down that street, I believe it was, going over to Winthrop on Sunday. My eyes popped out at 30 MPH sign, as I was going the usual maybe 20 MPH very carefully in that area. Isn't that TOO fast for that street and area? People are out walking their dogs, kids walking etc. I love that entire area and you have to go very slow and be aware there as it's a tight little area and respect that. I would never go as fast as 30 or even 20 is pushing it when people and dogs/kids are enjoying the fresh air!

- Kate | 11/16/17 9:22 AM

No one asked for the speed limit sign and trailer to be placed on Union Street. Not sure who it was intended to "satisfy" and definitely don't appreciate the suggestion that anyone in Mudville wants to see speed limits at 30 mph.

- Tina hein | 11/15/17 8:56 AM

I love reading these logs. Thank you for bringing a smile to my face after a tough day at work!

- Peri Lamb | 11/14/17 9:18 PM

It was nice to see so many out-of-towners come to Holliston to meet. What is even better we didn't get in there way. Jean M.

- jean morrissey | 11/14/17 9:13 AM



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