When A Stranger Calls... About Dog Droppings
All information is provided by Lynnfield Police. Where arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
Lynnfield Police responded to these and other calls for service on Wednesday, Feb. 8 and Thursday, Feb. 9.
On Wednesday, Feb. 8 at at 6:34 a.m., a burglar alarm went off on Chestnut Street.
At 10:22 a.m., a Saunders Road resident reported that a suspicious person was knocking at the door. It turned out to be a tree company worker leaving business cards in the area.
At 10:33 a.m., a suspicious auto was reported on Winchester Drive. It turned out to belong to a contractor.
At 5:02 p.m., police arrested Michael Harvey, 20, of 1 Saunders Road, Lynnfield, on an out of town warrant.
At 6:23 p.m., a caller reported that two females were observed in a car in the Ninety Nine parking lot taking drugs. The car was gone on arrival and a direction of travel was not provided.
At 7:03 p.m., an Elliot Road resident called about a suspicious person, but police determined that it checked out OK.
At 8:19 p.m., a town resident called about an ex-boyfriend who has apparently been driving through the neighborhood.
On Thursday, Feb. 9 at 10:37 a.m., a suspicious auto was reported driving slowly on Edgemere Road. It turned out to belong to a Jehovah's Witness dropping off pamphlets.
At 11:24 a.m., police and fire personnel responded to a building on North Broadway over a reported chemical smell.
At 2:13 p.m., a motor vehicle accident occurred in the Our Lady of the Assumption parking lot.
At 5:01 p.m., a town resident informed police that she had received a strange call that appeared to go back to a fax number. The caller, who reportedly sounded like an older male, reportedly knew her name and told her to stop walking her dog. He also asked her to pick up after it. The woman reported that she told the caller that she does indeed clean up after the dog, at which point the caller said something about looking unlady-like walking with the full bags. The caller requested extra police patrols in the neighborhood and she was advised to get a trace done on the call.
At 5:14 p.m., a group of youths were reported on the ice on Suntaug Lake not far from the open water.
At 5:45 p.m., an accident was reported on Route 128 South. One was transported to Lahey Clinic.
At 5:55 p.m., a suspicious small white motor vehicle was reported driving around Pillings Pond Road over the past hour.
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