Police Log: A Hit and Run Crash and More Unauthorized Solicitors

The following information was provided by the Bedford Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.


Wednesday, Feb. 13

7:52 a.m.- The Bedford Police Department received a call reporting a dark brown pickup truck struck a bicyclist at the intersection of Great Road and South Road, with the truck continuing down South Road and the cyclist continuing down Great Road. The responding officers looked for both the truck and the cyclist, neither were found.

8:44 a.m.- An individual came into the police station to return a cell phone that had been found on Elm Street. 

9:34 a.m.- An individual came into the police station to report vandalism at 51 Dudley Road.

12:52 p.m.- An Allied Trucking driver was involved in a car crash without injuries at the intersection of Hemlock Lane and Burlington Road. 

1:52 p.m.- A resident of Liberty Road called police to report a suspicious male, in his 20s with a shaved head, wearing a gray jacket came to his door soliciting for Comcast, but could not produce identification. The responding officer located the individuals involved. 

3:11 p.m.- Police received a call reporting the traffic signals at Great Road and Shawsheen Road were not cycling properly. The responding officer reported the lights were working as they should.

3:37 p.m.- Police received several calls reporting solicitors in a tan sedan, possibly from Comcast, in the area of Charles Street and South Road. The responding officer reported he located the solicitor and informed him of the town's policy on soliciting.

3:49 p.m.- A caller reported his vehicle had been sideswiped by another vehicle on Bedford Street near Hartwell Avenue in Lexington. The vehicle in question was stopped on Great Road near Hillside Avenue. Lexington Police handled the incident.

6:36 p.m.- Police received a call reporting a pedestrian had been hit by a vehicle on Great Road near Dunkin Donuts. The individual was transported by ambulance to Lahey Clinic. 


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