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Police Logs: Mutliple Shoplifting Incidents Reported, House Egged, Vehicle Windows Broken

Burlington Police Department logs for Nov. 22 to 23.

Following are excerpts from the Burlington Police Department log. Note that this is a sampling of activity in the log, not a complete account. We report all arrests included in the daily police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.

Nov. 22

  • At 12:54 a.m. a caller on Leroy Drive reported two vehicles traveling at a high rate of speed, possibly drag racing. Vehicles gone when police arrived.
  • At 9:25 a.m. a Donna Lane caller reported her house was egged the past evening.
  • At 12:15 p.m. a caller at the Burlington Mall reported her vehicle was struck while parked in the lot.

Nov. 23

  • At 8:22 a.m. a female party came to that station to report that her motor vehicle was struck on Nov. 20 while parked at the Outback Steakhouse. Officer observed left-rear quarter damage.
  • At 10:30 a.m. Building 19 reported detaining a female shoplifter. Store to handle.
  • At 12:02 p.m. police arrested Phillip Smith, 43, of 32 Grew Avenue, Roslindale on a charge of larceny over $250. Arrest made after a shoplifting complaint by Macy's.
  • AT 1:47 p.m. Lord & Taylor reported two male shoplifters stole $135 in clothing. Store to handle.
  • AT 2:13 p.m. a Cutting Lane caller reported a babysitter stole a check and credit card.
  • At 3:20 p.m. Lord & Taylor loss prevention reported detaining three female juvenile shoplifters. Same released to the custody of their parents.
  • At 7:38 p.m. a Putnam Road caller reported someone rang his doorbell and left before he answered. Caller said this has been happening the last few nights.
  • At 8:35 p.m. another Putnam Road caller reported someone rang his doorbell and ran away.
  • At 8:55 p.m. Mobil Oil Service Station at 50 Mall Road reported three black males attempted to shoplift about $10 worth of snack food and candy. Men  fled in a vehicle before police arrived.
  • At 9:57 p.m. a Mall Road caller reported an unknown man in a motor vehicle yelled at her and used foul language.
  • At 11:14 p.m. a Beacon Village caller reported the windows of a vehicle in the lot were broken. Police observed that both of the driver's side windows were broken. Unknown if anything was taken. Police could not contact owner so left a note on the vehicle.
Betty Bullock December 04, 2012 at 12:32 PM
Since when is there a Mobil Station on Mall Road?
Richard Hosford December 04, 2012 at 06:39 PM
Hi Betty, good catch. The Mobil is on Middlesex Turnpike. Thanks

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