The following are excerpts from the Lexington police log for the period of June 4 to June 10, 2019. The log is public record and available to all for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.
Tuesday, June 4
5:31 p.m. A two-car crash occurred at the Shell Gas station on Waltham Street. One of the drivers left the scene, but was eventually stopped by police. The damage to both vehicles was minor and there were no injuries.
6:24 p.m. A woman came to the Lexington police station to report an unknown party had attempted to open a PayPal account in her name. She did not lose any money.
Wednesday, June 5
7:42 p.m. A resident of Flintlock Road reported two loose dogs were tearing apart trash bags he had left on the street, creating a mess. By the time an officer arrived, the dogs were gone.
9:21 p.m. A two-car crash occurred on Massachusetts Avenue near the Battle Green. One car ended up on its side, with airbags deployed. Both cars were towed and one woman was brought to Lahey Hospital. She was later charged with operating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Thursday, June 6
2:15 p.m. The animal control officer spoke to a resident of Westview Street about feeding the local wildlife. The resident had been leaving out large amounts of birdseed, and she was advised to stop.
4:05 p.m. A two-car crash happened at the intersection of Hartwell Avenue and Bedford Street. There were no injuries, and one driver was cited.
Friday, June 7
9:46 a.m. A resident received a call from Bank of America saying there was suspicious activity on her credit card. She then realized her card was missing. She last saw it while at Massachusetts General Hospital in Waltham. Her card was used at Nordstrom to attempt a purchase of approximately $2,800. The card was declined, and she did not lose any money.
3:18 p.m. A resident reported someone had used his company name to take money from one of his clients through the use of a fake gmail account. A total of $69,200 was taken from the client’s account. He was advised to warn his other clients about the security breach.
Saturday, June 8
8:54 a.m. Lexington police assisted the fire department while responding to an incident on the Minuteman Bikeway near Hartwell Avenue. A woman fell from her bike and was brought to Lahey Hospital.
9:48 a.m. Police responded to another accident on the Minuteman Bikeway near Grassland Street. Two parents fell off their bikes, possibly suffering head injuries. They had been biking with their children, who were brought to a family friend’s house while their parents were transported to the hospital.
12:45 p.m. A resident of Revere Street called police to complain about a barking dog in the neighborhood. An animal control officer spoke with the dog’s owner.
Sunday, June 9
1:14 p.m. A caller reported getting into an argument while watching a soccer game at Jonas Clarke Middle School. The other person involved, a Waltham resident, allegedly drew a knife and made threats to those nearby. He was arrested on charges of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. He has a history of similar incidents.
12:50 p.m. A two-car crash happened on Mass Ave near Avenue Barbershop. Both vehicles were towed, but there were no injuries.
Monday, June 10
2:53 p.m. A resident of Ross Road called police to report finding an older, mixed-breed dog on her property. Officers responded, and the dog was reunited with its owner.