Woman Believes Brother May Have Sold Her Car to Pay Poker Debts

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 Aug. 29 and 30.

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, Aug. 29

7:48 p.m. - In addition to the accident on , there was another accident on the north side of town, this one at the intersection of Groton and Keyes roads.

, no further details were immediately available.

Thursday, Aug. 30

11:00 p.m. - Police responded to a disturbance of the peace on Powers Road. No further information was immediately available on the log.

Follow Up

Aug. 19, 7:05 a.m. - A large german shepard was reported as "agitated" and following a woman on Hawthorne Avenue walking another dog. Officers could not find the dog.

Aug. 27, 8:57 a.m. - An anonymous party reported that cars were speeding around a detour near Bridge Street and Pine Ridge Road, but an officer arrived on the scene and did not note any vehicles going faster than 33 mph after approximately half an hour of observation.

Aug. 28, 5:02 p.m. - A woman arrived at the Westford Police Department lobby to report a stolen motor vehicle.

She said had lent her brother her car two days earlier and he had not returned it, unlike in previous instances where she had lent the car to him.

The woman elaborated that the brother has a high stakes poker habit that has caused him to owe money to a variety of people, leading him to regularly change residences and sell off his phone.

Up until this point, the woman did not want to get her brother in trouble, but she was afraid by now her brother may have sold the car and she had no way to confirm whether he had or not.

Police informed the woman that they would be on the lookout for the vehicle and requested a warrant be issued for the brother's arrest.



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


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