Local Man Calls Police After Being Offended at Anti-Obama Signs
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The following are reports from the Westford Police Department.
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Dec. 1, 12:00 p.m. - An individual reported that his vehicle was broken into while at the Westford Academy Holiday Bazaar.
Dec. 17, 4:45 p.m. - A woman on Bates Lane believed her basketball hoop was stolen a few days before. It was worth approximately $275.
Dec. 31, 12:00 p.m. - Police were dispatched to the Paul's Diner plaza on Carlisle Road for a report of people with political signs causing a disturbance.
An individual found the signs, which advocated against President Obama on behalf of the LaRouche PAC, to be offensive.
The officer told the person reporting the sign holders that he found they were not causing a distrurbance or any traffic hazard and he could not act unless the owner of the plaza asked them to leave.
Later, the officer called the property owner and advised him of the situation, with the property owner saying he would talk to the individuals holding the signs.