The following are excerpts from the Stow police log from Monday, Feb. 16, to Sunday, March 1. The log is public record and available for review. All persons are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.
Monday, Feb. 17
1:15 p.m.: Four juvenile males were reported throwing rocks from the dam into the water near Barton Road. The area search was negative.
3:56 p.m.: A motor vehicle crash was reported at Stow Brook Gulf on Great Road.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
8:08 a.m.: A sick-looking raccoon was reported on Hiley Brook Road. The area search was negative.
1:10 p.m.: A damaged mailbox was reported on Boon Road.
3:50 p.m.: A suspicious vehicle was reported on the side of the road at Hudson Road and Edson Street. The area search was negative.
Wednesday, Feb. 19
12:34 p.m.: An erratic driver was reported at Hudson and Great roads.
Thursday, Feb. 20
9:16 a.m.: A loose dog was reported in the middle of Boxboro Road.
10:40 a.m.: A caller reported a vehicle on Edson Street taking pictures.
2:34 p.m.: A motor vehicle crash was reported at Packard and Great roads.
8:36 p.m.: Suspicious activity was reported at Stow House of Pizza on Great Road.
10:15 p.m.: A caller reported a loud noise at Patterson Auto Body on Great Road.
Friday, Feb. 21
11:05 a.m.: A border collie was reported missing on Great Road.
Saturday, Feb. 22
2:46 p.m.: Larceny/fraud was reported on Boxboro Road.
Sunday, Feb. 23
9:30 a.m.: Several barking dogs were reported on Great Road.
11:39 a.m.: Icy conditions were reported on Taylor Road. The Highway Department was notified.
5:34 p.m.: Larceny/fraud was reported at the shopping plaza on Great Road.
5:53 p.m.: Larceny/fraud was reported on Boxboro Road.
8:53 p.m.: A caller reported several loud noises that shook her house on Indian Ridge Road. The area search was negative.
Monday, Feb. 24
8:41 a.m.: Police observed three swim docks pushed off shore and into the basin at Town Beach on Sudbury Road.
Tuesday, Feb. 25
10:45 a.m.: A loose dog was reported on Wheeler Road.
12:29 p.m.: A box truck was reported blocking Barton Road.
5:55 p.m.: A caller on Taylor Road requested to speak with an officer about damage to her property.
Wednesday, Feb. 26
7:09 a.m.: A caller reported receiving an alert that his computer was being used at his house on Maple Street when no one was supposed to be there. The home was checked and secured.
10:24 a.m.: A walk-in went to the station to file a report of his phone being ported.
3:30 p.m.: A caller asked to speak with an officer about an email scam.
Thursday, Feb. 27
11:37 a.m.: A low-hanging wire was reported at West Acton and Warren roads.
11:51 a.m.: An officer reported a low-hanging Verizon wire at Crescent Street and West Acton Road.
1:33 p.m.: A caller reported some docks from the Town Beach were floating on the lake. The caller was advised the Recreation Department was aware of the situation and working on a solution.
4:04 p.m.: A tree blocking the roadway was reported on Wheeler Road.
Friday, Feb. 28
7:15 a.m.: A Gleasondale Road resident reported a vehicle parked in front of her house all morning with a man in the driver’s seat. Police reported the individual was a private investigator doing surveillance.
10:03 p.m.: A motor vehicle crash was reported on Harvard Road.
Saturday, Feb. 29
10:09 a.m.: A Sylvan Drive resident reported a chipmunk stuck in her house. Animal control was notified.
11:01 a.m.: A golden retriever poodle mix was reported missing on Taylor Road.
6:20 p.m.: A walk-in reported he hit a deer with his car and the deer ran off into the woods in the area of Gleasondale Road.
10:18 p.m.: A caller reported hearing multiple loud bangs coming from West Acton Road. Police checked the area.
Sunday, March 1
1:33 p.m.: A caller reported vehicles not stopping for her at the crosswalk at Great and Harvard roads.