Officer Lends Ear to Heartbroken Nabnasset Skateboarder

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 entries from the Westford Police log for Sept.12 and 13.

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


Additional information is available in certain cases from the Westford Police Records Department for a nominal fee.

Any instances where streets are mentioned without addresses shall be placed on the map as occurring on the first address on that street for geographical convenience unless otherwise stated even though the incident may have happened somewhere else on the street.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

11:59 a.m. – Travis MacDonald, 30, 843 Boston Rd. Apt. C in Groton, was arrested followed a motor vehicle crash on charges of alleged marked lane violations and operating a motor vehicle under the influence.

MacDonald was not injured, although the log indicated that this was his second OUI charge.

8:07 p.m. – Police responded to a motor vehicle crash at Westford Academy. No injuries were reported.

Follow Up

Aug. 31, 2:06 a.m. – An officer encountered a young man riding a skateboard on Moore Avenue and asked if he could talk to him. The young man agreed, and told the officer that he wanted to go far away from Westford, as he believed his girlfriend had been cheating on him.

At that point, the skateboard decided to stop talking to the officer and skated away. The officer checked after the skater left and saw that he was not associated with any outstanding warrants.

Sept. 8, 1:57 a.m. – Police spotted a young man in front of Market Basket and asked why he was there. Apparently, the young man said he was resting after walking for approximately 90 minutes from the Friendly’s in Chelmsford, where his friend’s truck broke down, on his way back to Littleton.

The young man told the officer that his cell phone had died, so the officer called the young man’s father, who later picked him up at the Gulf station.


For questions about the log, please e-mail the editor at andrew.sylvia@patch.com


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