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Man Celebrates Father's Birthday With Fireworks, Police Intervene

The following information was supplied by the Westford Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The following are reports from the Westford Police Department.

The Westford Police Log is available to the public at the Westford Police station on Main Street, with earlier logs available online at www.westfordma.gov

If there is a particular police report you'd like us to follow up on, e-mail the editor at andrew.sylvia@patch.com and include the time, date and location of the incident.

Jan. 7, 11:01 p.m. - An officer met with an employee of a local business to discuss an alleged assault earlier in the night.

According to the employee, a group of three teenagers, one female and two males, were leaving before the female ran toward a co-worker and began to yell at him before starting to attack him.

The employee tried to break up the two, but one of the male teenagers attacked the employee before he got a chance.

At this point the third teenager was able to stop the fight, apologizing to both the workers and leaving with a fourth individual in a nearby car.

In the employee's testimony, the two teenagers involved in the altercation had alcohol on their breath.

Meeting with the third teenager the next day, the officer learned that the group was there to celebrate the promotion of the fourth individual, who had just been promoted at a local restaurant.

He then provided contact information for the two teenagers involved in the incident.

The male teenager told the officer that the employee had allegedly been involved with a previous incident involving a friend of the female teenager and that the female teenager went to confront the employee, initially backing down before beginning the altercation.

Later, the female teenager provided a written statement saying that she had seen the employee earlier in the evening, and wanted to stay and have a good time before the incident started.

She would not say why she walked back to the employee.

Both teenagers were provided with a no-trespassing order to the bsuiness, no charges were filed.

Jan. 10, 7:21 p.m. - A man crashed his truck into a telephone pole near the intersection of Graniteville and Cold Spring roads, smashing the pole into three pieces.

No one was injured, the man was issued citations for speeding, operating a motor vehicle to endanger, marked lane violations and operating while impared due to the fact that he was looking at his cell phone just before the crash.

Jan. 19, 9:16 p.m. - One man on Lake Shore Drive North received a word from police after complaints of fireworks in the area.

He was standing on his lawn and when asked by an officer looking for the reported fireworks that he lit a few in honor of his father's 78th birthday and that there were no more.

The officer thanked the man for his honest, but said that the man would be charged if any more fireworks were lit, to which the man understood.

Andrew Sylvia (Editor) January 30, 2013 at 05:58 PM
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