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Police Log for Week of May 19 - 25, 2019

by Paul Saulnier
May 28, 2019

Have I got a deal for you.

May 19, 2019:

01:16 AM, Suspicious activity, Chamberlain; someone rang the door bell several times and left (Avon caller?).

Complaint, Prentice; caller reports "ding dong ditches" @ 01:30 AM kids game. (Good practice towards becoming an Avon caller).

K 9 training, 201 Summer and 79 Lowland.

May 20:

Crash, Central & Church; one Hopkinton driver took on two Holliston drivers. Hometown Automotive wins.

Animal incident, Taylor; Benny the dog is missing. HPD searched area with negative results.

May 21:

Crash, 90 Concord; two Holliston cars, one Framingham car and a utility pole involved. One person taken to hospital.

Animal incident, Central; caller reports a small snake in the house. Advised to call a pest removal company.

Animal incident, Central; called again about the snake. Advised to call pest removal company and not use 911 (and stop being a pest).

Crash, Washington & Monroe; one car from Whitinsville was following too close to another car from Whitinsville and rear ended it (Whitinsville people!).

Animal incident, 949 Washington; report of a deer in the road. GOA.

Animal incident, Concord & Baker; dead raccoon at the side of the road.

May 22:

10:20 PM, noise complaint, dog barking in the area.

May 23:

00:51 AM, Animal incident, 1450 Washington; report of coyote in caller's back yard attacking caller's animals. Advised to call ACO.

Soliciting, Day; "pushy" solicitor for Viviant Solar back for the second time attempting to get into the house. GOA. (Strange. Its much sunnier on the roof).

Crash, 86 Washington; Framingham driver culls a Holliston driver from the herd.

11:45 PM, Suspicious activity, Bogastow; report of person in caller's back yard with a flashlight (Viviant Solar salesman looking for the Sun?).

May 24:

Animal incident, Norfolk; sick raccoon under a car. Dispatched. Car owner to take psssession. (Look for someone in town sporting a coon skin cap).

Crash, Washington & Hollis; Woonsocket versus Holliston.

K 9 training, 201 Summer.

Animal incident, Church & Grove; black lab mix missing. Found at Depot Package Store (thought it was a Saint Bernard).

May 25:

K 9 training, Boynton.

Animal incident, 220 Hanlon; car versus rabbit. DOA (sometimes it's better to be the turtle).

During the reporting period, 19 citations and 18 warnings were issued. Five erratic drivers were reported. Dispatch logged 304 calls.

 

BWTM:

1. Holliston Oyster Saloon Robbed.

Boston Evening Transcript, pg. 2, February 18, 1857.

Andrew Fitzgerald, breaking into and stealing in an oyster saloon, in Holliston, 1 year hard labor in State Prison.

                                  

2. Bigger than the Central Street snake:

 Newburyport Herald, pg. 3, July 12, 1836.

The Boston Traveler states that a rattlesnake was killed in Holliston last week, measuring six feet in length. He had within him a rabbit, and an assortment of squirrels.                                                    

 

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Comments (1)

Paul, Just love the pictures/captions, that accompany the weekly Police logs...nowadays, these characters are scamming us all via phone networks!

- Claire Bresnahan | 5/29/19 12:46 PM

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