Lynnfield Police responded to these and other calls for service between Monday, August 19 and Thursday, August 22:
On Monday, August 19 at 8:37 a.m. a bag with ID that was found in the woods was returned to it owner. At 5:32 p.m. a caller reported a speeding landscaping vehicle on Edward Ave. At 5:33 p.m. police took a larceny report. At 10:29 p.m. a man was reported walking in the median area near Salem Street and Broadway. He was gone on arrival.
On Tuesday, August 20 at 12:31 p.m. a police provided a house check on Prospect Ave. after a nanny reported finding an open door. All was otherwise in order. At 2:36 p.m. police and fire personnel responded to a two-alarm fire at the town DPW garage that left several pieces of town equipment damaged or destroyed. At 3:30 p.m. police took a complaint about some youths riding a minibike on Juniper Road. At 5 p.m. a suspicious suitcase at Lynnfield Commons was reported. It belonged to a resident. At 6:51 p.m. police took a walk-in theft report. They issued a summons to a 44 year old Peabody man charging him with five counts of larceny over $250, five counts of forgery of check, and five counts of uttering a false check. At 7:16 p.m. the fire department responded to Lynnfield Commons for a report of smoke in a small building next to the pool.
On Wednesday, August 21 at 8 a.m. police took a complaint about a car horn blowing on Hawkes Lane. At 5:59 p.m. police gave a ride home to an intoxicated man spotted on Temple Road. At 7:49 p.m.a hit and run accident was reported on Crescent Ave. At 9:05 p.m. a group of youths was reported causing a disturbance on Locksley Road. They were gone on arrival.
On Thursday, August 22 at 3:15 p.m. the fire department responded to a report of an odor of gas in a home. At 7:16 p.m. an open door was found at the middle school after an alarm went off. All was found in order.