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Police Log: Animal Waste Violation, Sick Coyote

The following information was provided by the Shrewsbury Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction.

Thursday, Jan. 10

8:02 a.m.: The animal Control Officer assisted a homeowner on Heronwood Drive with wild turkeys.

8:10 a.m.: A resident of Hancock Street went in to the Shrewsbury Police Department to report a larceny.

8:30 a.m.: A caller CVS reported shoplifting.

8:49 a.m.: The Animal Control Officer spoke with a resident of Monadnock Drive regarding animal waste violations.

3:52 p.m.: Officers responded to a one-car crash on Summer Street. The vehicle was towed and the driver was transported to the hospital.

4:11 p.m.: An officer spoke with two occupants of a suspicious vehicle on Route 9 at Cherry Street. The people were working on a traffic study.

4:35 p.m.: An officer stopped a vehicle on Route 9 at Maple Avenue. Michael Tecca, 51, of 6 Ruth Rd., Northborough was arrested and charged with speeding and operating with a revoked license.

6:18 p.m.: Two cars were towed after a crash on Route 20. No injuries were reported.

Friday, Jan. 11

12:07 a.m.: An officer took a report of trash dumping on Hill Street.

5:47 a.m.: A 911 caller reported that three people were trying to avoid a taxi fare at the Worcester City Motel. Officers responded and the fare was paid in full.

7:15 a.m.: An officer issued three verbal warnings conducting school traffic enforcement on Holden Street.

9:58 a.m.: A resident of Hancock Street reported a larceny for the second day in a row.

11:05 a.m.: The Animal Control Officer responded to Sinclair Road for a possible sick coyote. She was unable to find the animal.

11:18 a.m.: A caller reported a larceny at the Dunkin Donuts on Hartford Turnpike.

11:23 a.m.: A caller reported three males causing a disturbance on Boston Turnpike. An officer responded and spoke to one male.

12:03 p.m.: Officers reported to a break-in in progress on main Circle. The suspect was a maintenance worker.

2:07 p.m.: An officer responded to a report of protesters on Maple Avenue causing a disturbance.

2:24 p.m.: An officer took a report of a larceny that occurred on Commons Drive.

3:21 p.m.: A person reported that a school bus ran a red light on Grafton Street. Officers were unable to locate the bus.

5:10 p.m.: An officer of the Greenville New Hampshire Police Department reported a dispute at Flynn’s Truck Stop regarding a freightliner that had been stolen from New Hampshire. An officer was able to mediate the situation between the suspect and the owner.

5:47 p.m.: A caller from Avalon Way reported inappropriate harassment. A judge granted an emergency restraining order.

7:49 p.m.: An officer took a report of larceny from a Grafton Street residence.

9:40 p.m.: John Sharp, 36, of 426 South Quinsigamond was arrested at his house in warrant charges of assault and battery.

D Z-B January 15, 2013 at 05:57 PM
OK - since it was brought up, let's talk about dog poop. Why is Shrewsbury littered with dog waste - the boat ramp area, SHS, the walk around the fields on Maple? What makes it OK to do that, people? It's a health hazard to humans and dogs. Buy bio bags in bulk like we do. And town - if there were a few trash receptacles in the winter, it might help.

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