Police Help Authorities in Nashua With Cyberpredator Case Involving Disabled Child

The following information was provided by the Westford Police Department. Anyone arrested is assume innocent unless proven guilty by a court of law.

May 12, 11:56 a.m. – Officers were dispatched to Public Storage on Littleton Road for reports of a disturbance.

Upon arrival, they met with a woman who was upset with the Westford Police from previous incidents and was upset that property she was storing at that location had been removed.

An employee at the property, who had called the police, said the woman asked him where the property was, saying she told the woman several registered letters had been sent to her remove the property and that the property had been auctioned off.

At this point she became belligerent.

A verbal no trespassing order was given to the woman, who told the officers she was taking a bus to Lowell.

May 22, 12:00 p.m. – Westford Police received a call from the school resource officer at Nashua North High School saying she had taken a report regarding from an underaged male student who was contacted by a potential online predator.

The potential predator, who identified as an 18-year-old male, had approximately 34 Facebook friends who were also Westford Academy students.

According to police reports, the potential predator attempted to lure the underaged student into meeting in person.

Reports also indicated that the underaged student had a difficult time with proper social behaviors and communications due to a developmental disability, which could have played a role in the incident.

May 28, 9:30 a.m. – Police were dispatched to Thrifty Car Rental on Littleton Road for reports of a stolen motor vehicle.

An employee met the officer on site and said that the car had been rented approximately one year earlier.

The renter, who lives in Lowell, had made several payments, with the last payment occurring on May 7 for $620.

To date, $6,370 was still owed on the vehicle.

Police were unable to contact the person who rented the car, and contacted Lowell Police to attempt and contact the man, although they were also unable to get in touch with him.

According to the police report, the renter will be charged with a crime not specified once the authorities can ascertain his location.